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:

  Photographer setting up shot of flowering tree
Creating a Stronger Image
Two Wednesdays starting April 1;
7–9 p.m. (with additional Sunday shoot)
Learn more and register
  Juno statue with Linnean House in background
Behind the Scenes: the Garden Archives
Thursday, April 2; 1:30–3 p.m.
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  Japanese Garden
A Walk Through the Season: Spring
Tuesday, April 7; 10–11 a.m.
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  Chocolates
The History of Chocolate
Tuesday, April 7; 7–9 p.m.
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Join us for an upcoming class. Here are just a few:

  Participant potting up lettuce
Making Hanging Baskets: Lettuce and Pansies
Thursday, March 26; 6–8 p.m.
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  Students watching instructor demonstrate outside
Why Sketch? Spring Session
Eight Wednesdays beginning April 1;
9:30 a.m.–noon
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  Instructor painting
Home Landscape Design
Six Wednesdays beginning, April 1;
6:30–9 p.m.
Learn more and register
  Photographer setting up shot of flowering tree
Creating a Stronger Image
Two Wednesdays starting April 1;
7–9 p.m. (with additional Sunday shoot)
Learn more and register
 


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.