Holden butterfly Garden Guide



Time: Tuesdays and weekends during the summer


Arlene and Arthur S. Holden Jr. Butterfly Garden

Early June


Share your enthusiasm for the Holden Butterfly Garden and your interest in plants and pollinators. Guides lead guests on informative 30-40 minute tours of the garden on Tuesdays and weekend afternoons, and as a group tour option Monday through Thursday afternoons.


The training will take place indoors and out and will provide you with everything you need to know to lead a well-informed, interesting tour.


Training and tours will highlight

  • What is pollination?
  • Who are the pollinators?
  • Why are pollinators beneficial?
  • How to attract pollinators
  • Plants to grow
  • Month by month plants to highlight


  • Good communication skills
  • Interest in plants and pollinators
  • Ability to engage in moderate outdoor activity
  • New volunteer orientation
  • Background check
  • Holden Butterfly Garden guide training

Registration is required. Please contact the Volunteer Office to sign up at 440.602.8003 or at rott@holdenarb.org.


A bench in the Holden Butterfly Garden
Take a moment to stop and share your love of flowers in the Holden Butterfly Garden.