Luthy Botanical Garden

Visitors to the 5.5 acre Luthy Botanical Garden will be able to visit Crab Apple Cove, a Rose Garden, an Herb Garden, the Woodland Garden and much more! Student/Scout groups can explore garden types and learn about the botanical world. They may take part in programs like Rainforest vs. Desert in the Tropical Conservatory, build a terrarium or gain a better understanding of where food comes from in Nature’s Kitchen. Groups can also participate in a scavenger hunt, or a cool seed dispersal program. 
 
Contact Info:
Address: 2520 North Prospect Road, Peoria, IL 61603. Peoria County. Tel: 309-681-3506. Web: www.peoriaparks.org. Email: bstreimatter@peoriaparks.org. Hrs: 10 AM-5 PM daily. 
 
Trip Info:
Grade Level: K-12. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recommended Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee for programs/Free admission. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Botanical Garden Lesson Plan

The diverse world of plants is perhaps the weirdest, and most fascinating, of all living things. Students act like plant hunters to observe plant life. Do a little digging on your next trip to a botanical garden (not literally!), and see what interesting plant facts you can find.... Continue