Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch and Historical Center
The Enchanted Garden is a sustainable, community-based teaching garden for all ages. See a video here, and photos of the garden activities on our flickr page.
If you are interested in the plants found in the Enchanted Garden, this Field Guide introduces you to their properties and beneficial uses. You may also borrow this guide in printed form from the Miller Branch for use while you visit the garden.
Vision: Growing Healthy Habits
A quarter-acre parcel adjacent to the Children's area, the Enchanted Garden’s primary focus is a teaching garden.
The demonstration gardening area features a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers planted in raised beds, including:
Providing our children an environmental and nutritional education while instilling a love of nature is the best way to inspire them to be the stewards of our future.
See what garden classes are happening soon:
Howard Magazine article
The garden is a community-based teaching garden and we are thankful for the partnership and support of so many organizations and individuals that have collaborated with HCLS.
Join Tween Sprouts, the garden club for ages 9-11
Join Enchanted Garden Youth Corps, a club for ages 11-15
Try out Explorer Packs, available for check out for use in our Enchanted Garden. Each season a new theme is introduced, and packs include a self-guided activity that would invite participants to use their senses, to explore the garden and report their discoveries in words and or pictures
Learn more about the donation opportunities at the Enchanted Garden...
Garden Brochure (PDF)
Who is involved?
If you have any questions, please contact:
Howard County Library System
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045