Programs for Adults

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

Class Catalog
Go to Online Registration for Fall–Winter Classes
Download class registration instructions for the new system (Fall-Winter)
Download a Print-at-home Catalog:
Fall–Winter 2022/2023

Class Information

If you have questions, please call us at (314) 577-9506 or email


Featured Classes

Yoga Instructor

Garden Yoga
Four Sundays beginning September 11;
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Make the Garden your sanctuary with a Sunday morning yoga session among the flowers and trees. Enjoy an hour-long, all-levels yoga class. Beginners are encouraged to join. Meet at the Cohen Amphitheater.
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Creative Flower Arranging - Fill Your Vase
Tuesday, September 13;
5–7 p.m.

Creating arrangements from your own yard can be a relaxing and rewarding experience. Join us for this three-part series. During each class we will learn about the season’s best plants for cut arrangements that you can grow in your own yard, maximizing store-bought bouquets, and unusual vase ideas. In each class, you will create a seasonal, one-of-a-kind vase arrangement. Price includes a flower frog and vase to be brought back with you for each class in the series. Come prepared for a half-mile walk.
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Pruning Shrubs
Two Wednesdays, September 14 and 21;
5–7 p.m.

Have you been wanting to prune your shrubs at home, but not sure where to start or when to do it? Have you wondered how they keep the shrubs at the Garden looking so good? We can discuss this and do a demonstration pruning while walking through the English Woodland Garden. Topics covered will also include observations on plant health and some common pests and problems to look out for, as well as plenty of time for questions.
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Give the Garden

Class participant creating wreath from succulents 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?

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

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