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:

  Participants on tour with instructor
Sacred Seeds Medicinal Walking Tour
Saturday, September 20; 10–11:30 a.m.
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  Baskets of apples
Beyond the Red Delicious: Apple Inspiration
Wednesday, September 24; 7–9 p.m.
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  Field of weeds
The Folklore of Weeds
Saturday, September 27; 10 a.m.–noon
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  Participants prepare plants
Healing With Native Plants
Two Tuesdays, beginning September 30; 5:30–7:30 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


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.