Classes, Tours & Workshops
Programs for Adults

Instructor and student discuss photographyFrom gardening practices to nature study and everything in between—the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a full range of classes. Go to a list of all adult education classes.

If you have questions, please call us at (314) 577-5140 or email

Join us for an upcoming class. Here are just a few:

  Container planting with seasonal decorations
Become a Great Gardener: Winter Container Gardening
Sunday, November 29; 1–3 p.m.
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Holiday English Tea
Monday, December 7; 10 a.m.–noon
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  Red berries
Creative Flower Arranging for the Home: Winter's Bounty
Saturday, December 19; 10 a.m.–noon
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  Instructor demonstrating technique
All Mixed Up: Winter Drawing
Six Wednesdays beginning January 6;
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
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Go to a full listing of our classes.

“I enjoyed the instructor! Very entertaining and informative. On a scale of 1–5, he gets a 6.”

“The teacher really knew her subject and knew this garden—great ideas for companion planting.”

“[The instructor's] enthusiasm was catching, and I appreciated all the hands-on help. My least favorite thing about the class is that it's over!”
—Quotes from previous participants


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Take your love for gardening to the next level. Learn more about the St. Louis Master Gardener Program and share your passion for plants with fellow gardeners, Garden visitors and your community.

St. Louis Master Gardener Program

Help for the Home Gardener

Education Gift Certificates

Chef demonstration during cooking classGive the gift of knowledge! Instead of the typical “stuff,” give that hard-to-buy-for friend or family member a fun, memorable experience. Missouri Botanical Garden and its family of attractions offer many engaging and enriching classes throughout the year.

Purchase a gift certificate by calling (314) 577-9506 or sign up for a specific class online.