26 Feb - 6 Mar

Discover the promise of spring in the Hortus


The Hortus is also open again. Activities are planned for the coming period, such as fun things for children during the spring break.

Such as the themed tour ‘Trees and tree buds’ on February 26 and February 27. At the end of winter, everything in nature starts to move. The tree buds that have been on the branches since autumn are getting ready to sprout. It will produce flowers and many leaves in the spring. Some trees are even starting to bloom now. The small flowers hang in strings from the hazel or the alder, we call them catkins. Join this themed tour and discover the promise of spring in the trees.

Childrens program
There is a beautiful spring guide available for children during the spring break. You can search for spring flowers in different colors and copy them in your own spring guide. The flowers can be found outdoors, but on rainy days you can look for butterflies and edible plants in the greenhouses. Which edible plant is your favorite? Make a nice drawing of it.

February 26 and 27; themed tour Trees and tree buds February 19 to March 6; children’s activities spring break

Hortus, Plantage Middenlaan 2A