Garden Programs for Adult Learners

Join Lewis Ginter for our Spring/Summer schedule of adult learning opportunities! With over 80 courses in more than 15 subject areas, there is sure to be something for everyone. 

Discover new course offerings for May – August, 2024, starting on April 12!

This year marks four decades of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Celebrate the Garden’s 40th Anniversary with a themed class, tour, or speaker series event.

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Classes & Tours
In-Person & Online

Explore our offerings for in-person classes and live online synchronous programs covering a variety of subject areas. Explore the new Spring/Summer 2024 offerings starting April 12th!

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Garden Education

Explore certificate programs at the Garden. For in-depth studies in Floral Design, the Garden Education Series leads to a certificate of completion. The Botanical Illustration program leads to a certificate of competence.

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and Seminars

The Garden hosts symposia on various aspects of gardening, garden design and professional issues in the green industry including the annual Winter Symposium and CVNLA Short Course. In 2024, explore our 40th Anniversary Speaker Series.

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In-Person Guided
Public Tours

Enhance your knowledge by taking one of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s adult guided tours for individuals. Discover seasonal highlights, explore specific areas of the Garden, learn about native plants and more with our Garden Guides.

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Learning Opportunities
For All

We believe that all adults in our community should have access to plant-based, nature-focused learning opportunities. Peruse our current class offerings in this series and pay what you can.

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Allied Horticultural

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden partners with allied horticultural organizations to advance the Garden’s mission. Learn more about our partners and how you can get involved with their work happening on site at the Garden.

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Please click here to see our updated cancellation policy as of April 12, 2024. If you have a question about your registration for an Adult Learning program or need to cancel, please email [email protected] or call 804-262-9887, ext. 320.

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We adapted a new Garden-wide system as of March 6, 2024. Please create or activate your account the first time you use the system.

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