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:

  Brightly-colored vegetables
Festive Veggies
Saturday, November 4; 10 a.m.–noon
Learn more and register
  Trees and shrubs in Japanese Garden
Trees Pay Off: Best Trees for Your Garden
Saturday, November 4; 10 a.m.–noon
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  Needle-felted penguin
Needle Felting
Saturday, November 11; 9 a.m.–noon
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  Garden glow
Photographer Night: Self-guided Garden Glow
Tuesday, November 14; 4:30–7 p.m.
Learn more and register

Go to a full listing of our classes.

“We appreciate the Garden even more now that we painted it.”

“Well planned out and well prepared. I loved learning a new craft.”

“Great information about tulips that will totally change my future plantings!”
—Quotes from previous participants


Learn More

plant and trowels
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


Give the Garden

Class participant creating wreath from succulentsGive 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 card that can be used for classes, as well as for admission, merchandise, membership and more.