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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.