Garden Programs for Adult Learners

Grow and learn at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden! You can expand your knowledge of the plant world through multiple adult learning opportunities. Develop your gardening skills, explore the natural world through art, or sample the best in horticulture and landscape design. You can also take a tour with a knowledgeable Garden Guide, relax in a yoga class, or enjoy a culinary or mixology class.

Join Lewis Ginter for our Spring/Summer schedule of classes! We’re offering tried-and-true favorites along with many new one-day workshops and multi-session classes, including The History of the Black Garden, a Natural Perfume Making workshop, a new Tropical Food Plants series, a Wednesday evening Vinyasa Flow Yoga class, Succulent workshops and so many more!

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In-Person Classes & Garden Tours
Plus Online & Hybrid Programs

Explore our new offerings for in-person classes, live online synchronous classes, hybrid programs and in-person guided tours covering a variety of subject areas. Explore the new Spring/Summer 2023 offerings! Learn more and register.

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Garden Education

For in-depth studies in home gardening and floral design, the Garden Education Series leads to a certificate of completion. The botanical illustration program leads to a certificate of competence. It’s a good way organize your learning path.

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and Seminars

The Garden regularly hosts symposia on various aspects of gardening, garden design, and professional issues in the green industry. These include the annual Winter Symposium and CVNLA Short Course and the biennial Landscape Design Symposium.

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Plants, Cuisine and Culture Series

Join dynamic, nationally known authors, chefs, scholars and speakers for specialized webinars on the intersection of plants, cuisine and culture.

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Cancellation policy: If a class is full, your fee will be refunded to your credit card (or a check will be mailed if original payment was in the form of cash or check). If a class is not full, you will receive a Garden Credit which is good toward a future Adult Education class. Credits must be used within one year from the date of the original class.  

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