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Adult Programs

The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for adults to expand their knowledge of plants and their place in nature. 

Contact the Education Department if you have questions: or call  256.830.4447 Ext 253.

Current Programs

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape | Virtual class offered via Zoom Webinar

September 10 – October 1 | Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Bryce Lane

Calling all gardeners! This dynamic four-week course is for the home gardener who wishes to improve their plant selection skills and increase their knowledge base about the many different plants they can choose from for the home landscape.

Divide and Conquer! Getting the Most Out of the Plants You Have | Virtual Class

October 27 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Let’s divide and conquer…. PLANTS! Learning what plants you can divide will save you money and allow you to have more of the plants you love. Your instructor, Rebecca Turk, will demonstrate all of the basics to properly and successfully divide bulbs, grasses, perennials, and more.

Fresh Wreaths and Garlands: What to grow and how to make them | Virtual Class

December 12 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

‘Tis the season for wreaths and garlands! A fresh evergreen wreath or garland in your home adds the perfect festive touch, and by knowing what to grow in your own home landscape, your decoration will be both festive AND convenient. Your instructor, Rebecca Turk, will cover key trees and shrubs to grow as well as how to make an 18” wreath and a 6-foot table garland using those plants.

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