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Seeds to Sprouts

What is Seeds to Sprouts? With new and improved classes for ages 2-5, Seeds to Sprouts is an opportunity for children to discover the wonder of nature and science at a young age. Through stories, guided exploration, and STEM activities in the Garden, Seeds to Sprouts allows your little one to develop an appreciation of the natural world that will grow with them for years to come.

Classes take place outdoors in the Garden and require an adult to attend with each child. For more information, check out the class schedule and descriptions below, or contact us at or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.


Seeds to Sprouts is offered on select Fridays and Saturdays in April through October from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Please see the class list below for specific dates.

Weather permitting, all classes are held outdoors, so be sure to come dressed for the weather! We recommend arriving to the Garden a few minutes early to allow enough time to walk to the program location.


Child: $10
Adult: Free

Non-Members (Includes Garden admission for the day)
Child: $20
Adult : $14

Interested in becoming a Garden member? Click here!


April: Happy “B-Earth-Day!”

There is so much to love about being outside in nature. Come celebrate Earth and learn how we can help care for our world’s plants and animals. In this program, we will recycle a plastic bottle to make a bird feeder to take home.

Friday, April 7, 2023

Saturday, April 22, 2023

May: Seeds Galore!

Discover the wonder of seeds! This hands-on program explores the different types of seeds and what they need to sprout. Attendees will plant seeds to take home so children can observe the plant’s life cycle!

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Friday, May 26, 2023

June: Garden Sensations

Come experience nature by using all your senses. What will we taste? Smell? Hear? Program attendees will create a sensory bin to take home so they can continue exploring!

Friday, June 9, 2023

Saturday, June 24, 2023

July: Testing Nature

Children will gain a sense of wonder and excitement about nature as we conduct simple experiments using natural objects. Can a rock float? Do seeds sink? Let’s find out!  

Friday, July 7, 2023

Saturday, July 15, 2023

August: Habitats and Homes

Did you know there are animals in the Garden? Did you know plants have homes too? Come learn about the Garden’s plant and animal habitats and what they need to live happily.

Friday, August 11, 2023

Saturday, August 26, 2023

September: Dig In!

Let’s get messy! We will be digging in the soil to discover all the living and nonliving things we find. Join us to get to know the ground beneath your feet and create a model of soil layers to take home. 

Friday, September 8, 2023

Saturday, September 23, 2023

October: “Unbe-leaf-able” Fall!

Let’s take a look at leaves! We will take a nature walk to hunt for different types of leaves and take a closer look at what makes them unique. After the leaf hunt, all children will make leaf art to take home.

Friday, October 13, 2023

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Please note that all classes take place outdoors, weather permitting, and an adult must attend the class with each child.

Registration & Cancellation:

  • Pre-registration is required for all classes. Due to supply and class size limitations, there will be no registration on the day of classes.
  • Registration and payment for classes may be made online or by calling 256-830-4447 ext. 253.
  • Refunds will be given as a credit to participants who do not attend their scheduled class if notice of cancellation is given at least 48 hours in advance.
  • The Garden reserves the right to cancel any class if a minimum number of participants are not registered. If this happens, either another class option or a 100% refund of registration fees will be offered.
  • Questions? Please contact or 256-830-4447 ext. 253.

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