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Toledo zoo: Planting for Small Spaces

Come see the best plant combinations and techniques to pack the most punch into a small space. If you have a limited garden area or even just an apartment balcony, this tour of our smaller beds and container gardens will inspire you to see new potential in smaller spaces. Each tour is guided by a Zoo horticulture staff member who will discuss different gardening topics, including: growing tips, best watering practices and much more. Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or gardening greenhorn, there will be something to learn and apply to at-home gardening projects.

Tours 90 minutes, rain or shine
10:30 a.m. – noon
Cost: $15 – members receive $5 discount
Maximum: 20 people
Reservations are required: Sign up