Guided Garden Walks

Guided tours and workshops must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. The Group reservation fee is $35 for up to 25 people, $50 for 26 to 50 people and is payable in advance. (We cannot accept groups larger than 50). The reservation fee will secure the date of your tour and allow for coordination of docents. An additional fee of $3 per person is required upon arrival at MBG on the scheduled tour date. Please call 251.342.0555 or email mbg2@bellsouth.net for more information.

General Tour of the Mobile Botanical Gardens

Focus and features vary with the season, the age of the group and any special requests. Good for clubs, gardening groups, the general public and school classes. Time: 1-1.5 hours.

The Green World or It’s Easy Being Green

General biology and ecology of flowering plants. Assumes some prior exposure to plants and can be adjusted to the grade level of the group. Time: 1-2 hours.

Ferns, Mosses and Lichens

Using the Fern Glade and the Fragrance and Texture Garden, general characteristics, biology and ecology of these unique plants are highlighted. Time: 1 hour.

Garden Scavenger Hunt

Customized to the group and the anticipated outcomes. A fun way to learn without even realizing it! Time: 1.5 hours.

Stop, Look and Listen

A woodland walk punctuated by marked station where participants are challenged to make and discuss their discoveries and observations. Time: 1.5 hours.

  • Make a Reservation

    To discuss a special reservation, contact the gardens at (251) 342-0555 or email mbg2@bellsouth.net and you will be contacted by the Education Coordinator to arrange your visit.