Featured Classes

Composting in Small Spaces: Bokashi and Vermicomposting ONLINE
Thursday, October 12; 6:30–8 p.m.
Dive into the science and art of indoor composting, a way to reduce the amount of kitchen waste you send to the landfill while creating a nutrient-rich soil amendment for your garden. While there are many composting methods, this class will focus on two small-scale methods for the kitchen: bokashi and vermicomposting. Maggie will demonstrate how to build each of these systems, and participants will receive their own kitchen scrap collector to get started.
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Chair and refinishing productsEco-Friendly Furniture Restoration
Friday, October 13; 1–2:30 p.m.
Through hands-on demonstrations, you'll learn all about natural paints, stains, and waxes. Learn to safely remove old finishes with SoyGel, add a pop of color to your projects with Milk Paint, mix and apply a fresh coat of Perennial's signature wood wax, and cook up a natural stain from walnuts. You'll leave this workshop with the knowledge to add a whole new look to your furniture without harming the environment or compromising your health.
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Instructor stirringNatural Dyes in Action
Saturday, October 28; 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Join Erin Luna in the Kemper Center for Home Gardening Classroom to see the beauty of natural dyes in action. In this hands-on workshop, you will create beautiful, unique pieces of wearable art to keep for yourself or give as a gift. Wear appropriate clothing and come inspired! All materials provided.
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Programs for Adults

Registration now open for Fall/Winter 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:
Spring/Summer 2023
Fall/Winter 2023–2024

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.

Japanese Maples class instructor with participant



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 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.


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