Adult Education



Come learn in the Garden!

Grow and learn at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden! In this dynamic, ever-changing "learning landscape," you can expand your knowledge of the plant world, develop your gardening skills, and sample the best in horticulture and landscape design.

Check out our current season of classes and browse courses by discipline. Or, review the monthly calendar of events by using the Calendar link to your right; you can search for programs by type (Home Gardening, Floral Design, or Art in the Garden). Email a request for a mailed copy of the catalog: registrar@lewisginter.org or  view a PDF version of the current catalog

Current Season of Classes

Browse our current classes, workshops, and lectures by discipline. Link to detailed information and online registration by clicking on course titles.

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Garden Education Certificates

For in-depth studies in home gardening, botanical illustration, and floral design, the Garden Education Series leads to a certificate of completion.

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Symposia

The Garden regularly hosts symposia on various aspects of gardening, garden design, and professional issues in the green industry.  

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Teacher Workshop
Teacher Workshops

Teachers can participate in workshops and courses to help them bring the natural sciences into the classroom!

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Professional Continuing Education

Earn a Landscape Design Professional Certificate through the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies, or participate in symposia on a variety of topics.

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Partnerships

Community alliances with universities, plant societies, green industry organizations, and community gardens strengthen the Garden's mission through outreach.

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Resources

Opportunities for research, reading, and exploration are available year-round through our library collection, art exhibits, and interpretive displays.

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