Accessible Programs

Accessible Group Programs ONLINE!
Our popular terrarium workshop has gone virtual!
This hands-on program a great option for visitors of all ages and abilities while staying safe and keeping social distancing in mind. Participants will learn about what plants need to grow and discover the workings of the water cycle while creating the perfect habitat for a tropical plant. This miniature ecosystem is fun to create, easy to care for and easy to transport.

Each kit includes individually packaged terrarium supplies:
  • Plastic Container and Lid
  • Rocks
  • Sand
  • Charcoal
  • Soil
  • Spiderwort Plant
  • Label for name
  • Instructors will need to provide water, watering can or bucket, and ¼ cup measure
  • Link to a virtual lesson presentation and printable PDF instructions
  • Link to a virtual tour of the Botanical Gardens.

Cost: $8 per kit

Minimum of 5 kits per order is required, one free teacher kit included with each order.

Kits are available for pick-up or delivery. Pick-up is free, delivery is available within Erie County for a flat fee of $20 or $40 for neighboring counties.

A scheduled live virtual instruction can be added on to any program for an additional fee of $75 per one-hour session.

Reservations - Flexibility in these unprecedented times is very important to our team! We will work with you to find the right program for your group and your budget. Please try to reserve your programs at least two weeks in advance of the desired program date to ensure adequate supplies, staffing, pickup and delivery options.

Please contact the Education Department at 716.827.1584 ext. 730 or education@buffalogardens.com for more information and to make reservations.