The Gardens will close at 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 20, for all but Fireworks & Fountains ticketholders. Last entry for both Members and timed ticketholders is 4:30 pm. Fireworks & Fountains Show tickets for Saturday are sold out.
Expect minor delays on Route 1 near the Longwood Gardens entrance due to construction (Monday–Friday). Please plan accordingly.
Apply scientific thinking to explore the intriguing world of plant and animal life in this interactive program highlighting living organisms, life cycles and systems.
Discover the connection of living systems and investigate why and how flowering plants have developed with their pollinator partners. Gain an appreciation of this delicate relationship by identifying adaptations of plants and pollinators.
K-2: Students learn about different types of pollinators as they hunt for them in the Garden. They learn about the parts of a flower used in pollination as they create a pollinator and try to pollinate a flower.
3-5: Students will identify parts of a flower used in pollination. Students discover the process of pollination while observing and recording various pollinators at work. Students will have an opportunity to compete in a pollination game.
6-8: Students will dissect flowers to identify flower parts used in pollination. Activities will enable students to discover how human impact plays a role in the pollinators’ survival and how our relationship is mutually beneficial.