Listen and Learn

Adults

 

Listen and Learn can help you plan your next visit to The Holden Arboretum. Call 440.710.5096 and hear more about seasonal highlights, self-guided tours and upcoming programs, classes, and events.  Call weekly for updated information and not-to-miss visitor opportunities.

Kids

Look for Listen and Learn signs on the grounds to learn and interact with cool things with your cell phone. 

 

 

Guide by Cell - Listen and Learn Prompts

Below are the current on-site sign titles and prompt numbers that can be found on the grounds of The Holden Arboretum.  You can hear site-specific and plant information on your cell phone during your visit to Holden or you can listen to the information from the convenience of your home by dialing 440.710.5096 from your home or cell phone.  Once you dial the general number, simply dial the prompt number followed by the pound sign to hear the prompt. 

 

Plant Prompts - focus on plant attributes, use and cultural care

History and Use Prompts - focus on ethno botany and history of plants

Butterfly Garden Prompts - teach how to attract butterflies and useful plants for attracting them

Kid Prompts - suitable for children and families and tend to be interactive

 

 

PROMPT NUMBER TOPIC
1# About Listen and Learn
2# What Not to Miss
3# Current Programs
4# Upcoming Programs
5# Rochester White Fir
6# Japanese Larch
7# Valley Forge American Elm
8# Heritage River Birch
9# Variegated Sweet Gum
10# Paperbark Maple
11# Cedar of Lebanon
12# Accession Labels
13# Three-flower Maple
14# Whitney Bed - Summer Perennials
15# Butterfly Garden - Attracting Butterflies
16# Butterfly Garden - Spicebush
17# Butterfly Garden - Bronze Fennel
18# Butterfly Garden - Flower Shape
19# Lily Pond - Water Lilies
20# Bluebirds and Bluebird Houses
21# Weeping Mulberry
22# Hinoki False Cypress
23# Fastigiate White Pine
24# Bur Oak
25# Persian Perrotia
26# Elizabeth Magnolia
27# Bracken's Brown Beauty Magnolia
28# Fraser Magnolia
29# Oyama Magnolia
30# Frogs and Frog Calls - Kids
31# Ponderosa Pines - Kids
32# Bald Cypress Knees - Kids
33# Butterfly Garden - Pesticide Free
34# Butterfly Garden -Color to Attract Butterflies
35# Butterfly Garden - Trees and Butterflies
36# Butterfly Garden - Ornamental Grasses
37# Anthracnose
38# (Not active at this time)
39# (Not active at this time)
40# Red Oak Wood Carving in Rhododendron Garden
41# Artisit of Red Oak Wood Carving
42# Green Man Wood Spirits of Red Oak
43# Native Red Oak
44# (Not active at this time)
45# (Not active at this time)
46# Appalachian Red Red Bud
47# Emperor 1 Japanese Maple
48# Manchurian Striped Maple
49# Butterfly Garden - Purple Coneflower Cultivars
50# Butterfly Garden - Butterfly Bush Small Cultivars
51# Butterfly Garden - Fragrant Abelia
52# Bottlebrush Buckeye
53# Butterfly Garden -Walker's Low Catmint
54# Butterfly Garden - Feather Reed Grass
55# Butterfly Garden - Milkweed/Butterflyweed
56# Stokes Aster
57# Barrenwort
58# Gro-Low Fragrant Sumac
59# Chinese Ground Orchid
60# Rozanne Geranium
61# Ingwersen's Variety Geranium
62# Groundsel
63# Matrona Sedum
64# Amsonia
65# Barrenwort - Epimedium x rubrum
66# Tiny Monster Geranium
67# Gibraltar Lespedizia
68# (Not active at this time)
69# (Not active at this time)
70# (Not active at this time)
71# Kousa Dogwood
72# Tupelo
73# Sweetbay Magnolia
74# Japanese Tree Lilac
75# (Not active at this time)
76# Prothonatory Warbler
77# (Not active at this time)
78# (Not active at this time)
79# (Not active at this time)
80# (Not active at this time)
81# (Not active at this time)
82# (Not active at this time)
83# (Not active at this time)
84# (Not active at this time)
85# (Not active at this time)
86# Native Azalea Bed
87# Hybrid Buckeye
88# Panicle Hydrangeas
89# Hartlage Wine Sweetshrub
90# Plant Smells - Kids
91# Dead Tree - Kids
92# Lamb's Ear - Kids
93# Be a Tree - Kids
94# Lotus
95# (Not active at this time)
96# Butterfly Garden - Native Bed
97# Maximilian's Sunflower
98# Capenoch Star Sunflower
99# Blazing Star - Liatris ligulistylis
100# (Not active at this time)
101# (Not active at this time)
102# Hickory Tree - History and Use
103# Creeping Juniper - History and Use
104# White Mulberry - History and Use
105# Black Spruce - History and Use
106# White Pine - History and Use
107# English Oak - History and Use
108# Willow - History and Use
109# Arborvitae - History and Use
110# Elm - History and Use