Reserve tickets in advance before visiting the Conservatory. Masks are required in indoor and outdoor spaces per government mandates.

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Outreach Programs

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is dedicated to spreading horticulture knowledge and appreciation beyond the confines of park. Through community outreach programs, we are helping to create new edible gardens, city beautification projects and home gardens throughout the community. Elsewhere, The Green Corps jobs program provides essential skills for young adults interested in obtaining a job in the green industry.

Growing to Green Growing to Green is Columbus’ largest organized effort to promote and provide free resources for community gardening and city beautification. Teen Corps Teen Corps is a community-supported summer program designed to teach life and work skills to local teens through hands-on experiences in urban farming. Plant Societies Plant societies are made up of passionate and knowledgeable people who are dedicated to learning, growing and teaching about a specific plant or family or insect species or a specific plant art form. The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and plant societies work to support each other. Garden Clubs and Groups Outreach Looking for a unique experience that is specifically designed for your group, association, or garden club? Let the educators and horticulture experts at Franklin Park…
Farmers' Market Unfortunately, the 2020 Farmers' Market has been canceled following federal and state recommendations. Please contact us with any questions.