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Horticulture & Gardening
Develop the skills necessary to protect and manage landscapes, design attractive gardens, maintain healthy trees, and more, with an emphasis on practicing ecologically responsible garden care.
- Plant propagation
- Gardening for butterflies & pollinators
- Fruit & vegetable gardening
- Soil science
- Pocket prairies
Nature & Conservation
Explore diverse natural ecosystems and habitats while growing in appreciation of their beauty and functionality.
- Seed collecting
- Bird walks
- Bugs & beneficial insects
- Citizen science
Health & Wellness
Get physically and mentally fit while enjoying the Garden, and find new ways to incorporate plants into your healthy lifestyle.
- Medicinal plants
Arts & Culture
Engage your senses and channel your creativity in arts and culture classes and programs that use the Garden as a beautiful, natural studio.
- Botanical arts
- Floral design
- Plein air painting & drawing
- Printing with natural dyes
- Music & cultural performances
Enhance your knowledge and learn new skills by taking classes, workshops, and lectures at the Garden to educate, inspire, and guide you.
Youth & Family Programs
Young naturalists – from toddlers to teens – and their families can connect with plants and nature through practical, hands-on learning experiences.
Bring these downloadable scavenger hunts with you on your next visit to discover some highlights of the season throughout the Garden.
The Garden offers inquiry-based exercises that will help groups of students from preschool through high school grow their scientific skills, plant knowledge, and appreciation for the natural world.