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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

Foodscaping 101: Practical Solutions for Growing Your Own Food | Virtual class series

Every Thursday, March 11 – April 1, at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Learn to grow your own food! In this four-week virtual course, bestselling author and professional horticulturist Brie Arthur will share her knowledge on foodscaping, the practice of integrating food crops into your ornamental landscape. Combining details from both of her books, Brie will cover a variety of topics related that will inspire you to start a successful foodscape of your own.

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Divide and Conquer! Getting the Most Out of the Plants You Have | In-person class

March 18 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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 will demonstrate all of the basics to properly and successfully divide bulbs, grasses, perennials, and more.

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Four Seasons in a Day | Virtual class

March 24 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Landscapes are meant to be enjoyed year-round, not just in the warm-weather months. In this class, your instructor will guide you through practical ways to plot and plan in order to add four seasons of interest to your landscapes.

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Caring for Your Home Landscape: A Month-by-Month Approach | Virtual class series

Every Thursday, April 8 – May 13, at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we break down the what, when, and how of caring for your landscape from January to December! When do I cut back my perennials? How do I fertilize properly? Is now the right time to plant? Over the course of six classes, you will learn the answer to these questions (and many others), along with expert tips and tricks to help you grow and manage a thriving landscape year-round.

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