Peculiar Plants: Medicinals, Potions & Pretty Poisons

Lakewold Gardens

Program Overview

Plants are more than just pretty or nutritious, they are used in a wide variety of medications, herbal remedies and, of course, tea. Certain plants, however, are poisonous and should be avoided at all costs, not to mention stinging nettles found along numerous hiking trails – more a nuisance but also avoided! Come learn about these different types of plants! Free for children under 12, $9 for adults. The tours run from 10:00am -12:30pm.

About Lakewold Gardens

Located in Lakewood, Washington, Lakewold offers landscape architecture by Thomas Church surrounded by rare and native plants, State Champion trees, over 900 rhododendrons, 30 Japanese maples and stunning statuary. A Washington State historic landmark, Lakewold's Georgian-style mansion and historic architecture complete the 10 acres where visitors can step back in time to an elegant past or enjoy a relaxing moment to contemplate the future.

For more information, call 253.584.4106

Program Details

Time Morning
Grade PreK—12
Dates Jul 16—Jul 16
Days Sat
Location Lakewold Gardens
12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW Lakewood, WA
Tacoma, WA 98499
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