Featured Classes

OwlOwls of Missouri
Wednesday, February 21; 5–7 p.m.
Join us as we learn about the characteristics, relationships, adaptations, and the habitat of the nocturnal, crepuscular, and diurnal owl species of the Show-Me State. We will focus on the four native owl species that live in Missouri and learn of four others who frequent our state during migration and on other occasions. Brenda will give her recommendations on where to look for owls in our area and what clues to look for as well.
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perennialsLow-Maintenance Perennials – ONLINE
Wednesday, March 6; noon–1 p.m.
Every gardener wants beautiful flowers, but most don’t have endless hours to work in the garden. Dig deep into the top 20 plants for the St. Louis garden in sunny or shady areas.
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VegetablesOrganic Heirloom Vegetables
Wednesday, March 13; 5:30–7 p.m.
Heirloom vegetables are open-pollinated, non-hybrid plants that have been around for generations. Discover how adding heirloom vegetables to your garden can reward you with flavorful and colorful new produce. Learn how to select, grow using organic methods, and harvest heirloom vegetables. Seed saving will be included.
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Give the Garden

Give 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 properties 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.


Registration now open for Spring/Summer Classes!

From gardening practices to nature study and everything in between—the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a full range of classes.

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Go to Online Registration
Download a Print-at-home Catalog:
Fall/Winter 2023–2024
Spring/Summer 2024

Class Information

For questions, call (314) 577-9506 or e-mail classes@mobot.org.


Online classes—links are typically emailed the day prior to the class.

For assistance with an online class or trouble logging in, contact myonlineclass@mobot.org.

Love Gardening?

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
Volunteer Opportunities
Help for the Home Gardener


Online Master's Degree

Advanced Inquiry Program
Check 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