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 Beanstalk Children's Garden

The mission of the Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden is to inspire young people to make healthy food choices as they see, smell, touch and taste growing plants.


Current partner programs are listed below. Click on the Program Name for additional information.
  • Junior

    Walk through the gardens full of flowers, herbs, and veggies then get started designing your own garden. It can be a large container or your whole backyard. Learn how sunlight, water, soil, and space, as well as experience and cost are essential to good garden designs.

    Date: 6/11/2016
    Time: 10 a.m. - Noon

  • Junior

    Flowers bring beauty, joy, perfume, medicine, seeds and good nutrition to our lives. Observe the many different flowers in the fruit, herb, grain, vegetable, curiosity, and water gardens. Become a flower expert making your own personal Neighborhood Flower Guide.

    Date: 6/18/2016
    Time: 10 a.m. - Noon

  • Brownie

    Get your snacks fresh from the garden instead of the corner store. Check out the plants in the gardens for sunflower seeds, popcorn, raspberries, mini tomatoes, and juicy watermelons. Create a snack sampler.

    Plan with friends what you will plant for a harvest snack party.

    Date: 8/27/2016
    Time: 10 a.m. - Noon

  • DaisyBrownieJuniorCadetteSeniorAmbassadorAdult

    Celebrate the garden’s harvest! Enjoy fresh veggies, playing games, and learning about healthy eating at this family fun day.  There will be flower pot painting and garden crafts for the children.  Adults will enjoy learning more about healthy and nutritious plants grown in the garden. Everyone will enjoy tasting the fresh grilled veggies!

    Date: 9/17/2016
    Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Brownie

    Bugs: find out how we can't live without them. Look for bugs in their garden habitats. Learn how to use a field guide to identify insects. Sort out "good" bugs and "bad" bugs for gardeners.

    Take your Bug Bingo game home and share your bug expertise.

    Date: 10/1/2016
    Time: 10 a.m. - Noon