Friday, January 30, 2009

FREE Family Fun Fair: February 7

Break cabin fever by joining us for our annual FREE Family Fun Fair, February 7 from 10am-1pm. Learn about the winter garden and its creatures and participate in more than ten activities. Admission to the Gardens and all craft activities are FREE! The first 125 families will also receive a free birdhouse. Sponsored for the community by: Target Corporation

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Become a fan of Botanica on Facebook!

Visit our page on Facebook and become a fan of Botanica, The Wichita Gardens to receive updates on events and programs, invitations, notices and other specials. It's easy, just log on to, log in to your account and find the page for Botanica, The Wichita Gardens!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

The Bird is the Word!

Birds abound in the winter garden. Here are a few bird species that were recently spotted in the Woodland Bird Garden!
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Dark-eyed Junco
House Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Visit the Woodland Bird Garden this winter to see if you can see these and other species. Or participate in our Birding at Botanica program on the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00am. It's free with admission or with your Botanica membership.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Photography Workshop this Sunday, January 11

This Sunday, January 11 from 1-4pm, join professional photographer Jeff Cowell for a workshop on Photography In Cold & Inclement Weather. Learn about the photographic challenges that come with cold and inclement weather, about how to protect your gear and yourself while you capture great images and see how to get the best shots even when the weather doesn't cooperate. Fee is $40, $30 for Botanica members. Bring your camera and apply what you've learned in the winter garden after the workshop! Call Diana Jones or Karla Jahn at 316-264-0448 to register.