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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. 

For questions about our Adult Programs, please contact or 256.830.4447 ext 253.

Current Programs

Fresh Wreaths: What to grow and how to make them | In-person class

December 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
December 10 – This class is full

Holiday wreath

‘Tis the season for holiday wreaths! A fresh evergreen wreath 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. In this hands-on class, your instructor, Rebecca Turk, will cover key trees and shrubs to grow as well as how to make an 18” wreath using those plants. 

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Terrariums: Bringing Gardening Indoors| In-person class

January 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Terrariums are a fun and fascinating way to bring gardening indoors. Plus, they serve as an exquisite decoration and a unique conversation piece in your home! Join Rebecca Turk as she teaches you the best methods for constructing and caring for a terrarium.

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Growing Happy Houseplants | In-person class

January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Come explore house plants with the Garden’s very own Greenhouse Propagator and learn how to properly care for all the house plants your home can fit! Learn about proper watering practices, how to care for your houseplants as they grow and mature, and more advanced care techniques such as root pruning and pest treatment.

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Gardening with Kids: Terrariums | In-person class

January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join our Garden staff as they teach you and your child the best construction methods, materials, and care for a terrarium. You will help your child use their imagination to create a world of their own, all while discovering real examples of science topics like the water cycle and soil. 

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Garden Prep for Spring | In-person class

March 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Spring is just around the corner! It’s time to get your hands dirty and your garden ready for the season. Join us to learn all of the tips and tricks you need to have a successful garden throughout the entire season. You will learn about proper planting, bed care, pruning, and more from the Garden’s own expert horticulture team.

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