Classes, Tours & Workshops
Public Programs Registration

Registration for Spring/Summer classes opens FEBRUARY 1, 2019 at 9 a.m.

Check back then for class descriptions and dates.

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:

  Origami heart
Iris Origami Heart
Wednesday, January 23; 6–8 p.m.
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  Japanese Garden
Journey to Well-being
Various dates beginning Thursday, February 7; 10 a.m.–noon
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Hydroponic Basics
Saturday, February 9; 10 a.m.–noon
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  Instructor with participant
Key Equipment in Your Camera Bag
Saturday, February 16; 10 a.m.–noon
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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.


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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