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 classes@mobot.org.

 

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

 

  Japanese Garden
Photography Boot Camp II
Three Tuesdays beginning April 9;
9:30 a.m.–noon
Learn more and register
  Palette, brushes and painting
Oil Painting in the Garden
Six Thursdays beginning April 11;
9:30 a.m.–noon
Learn more and register
 
 
  Birders
Basics of Birding
Four Mondays beginning April 15;
7–9 p.m.; plus two Saturday field trips
Learn more and register
  Wine glasses
How to Sample Wine
Thursday, May 2; 6–8 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

 

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.

 

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

 

Online Master's Degree

Adult students studying plantsCheck out a graduate degree program that combines web-based courses through Miami University with experiential learning, internships, and field study in person at the Garden. Learn more