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:

  Instructor advises student
Sketching with Color in the Garden
Eight Wednesdays beginning Sept. 10;
9:30 a.m.–noon
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  Flowering plant that thrives in shade
Gardening Under Trees
Monday, September 15; 5–7 p.m.
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  Kemper Center gardens
Become a Great Gardener:
Putting Your Garden to Bed

Monday, September 15; 5–7 p.m.
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  Brie and crackers
Favorite Wine and Cheese Pairings
Wednesday, September 17; 7–9 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.