Classes & Education

The Garden inspires everyone to grow with classes and lectures available to visitors of all ages. Don’t miss your chance to hear from our celebrated experts.

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School Programs

Prepare for a field trip to the Garden or enhance your classroom activities with resources from the Garden’s education team.

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Classes Calendar

Knowledge blooms in the Garden. Introduce your littles ones to the natural world, learn to draw your favorite flora, improve your home garden and more.

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December 10

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

Atlanta

The eighth annual electrical extravaganza – Atlanta's favorite holiday tradition...

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December 11

Model Trains

Atlanta

G scale choo-choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along seven tracks on this w...

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December 11

Narcissus Garden

Atlanta

Discover world renown Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden art instal...

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December 15

Ride-On Train: The Botanical Express

Atlanta

All aboard The Botanical Express! The popular children's Ride-on Train is set to...

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School Programs

Prepare for a field trip to the Garden or enhance your classroom activities with resources from the Garden’s education team.

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Libraries

Explore the Sheffield Botanical Library and Orchid Reference Library collections of more than 8,000 books and 125 journals. The librarian is happy to provide reference assistance at the Garden, or by phone and email

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Classroom Activities

The Garden offers a variety of classroom resources for download. Learn more about edible gardening, amphibians and fascinating plants and the environments they inhabit.

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Title I Garden Experiences

The Garden offers Title I designated schools free entry to the Garden with a 30-minute instructor-led activity. Each 30-minute presentation offers interactive, hands-on activities supporting science or health education Georgia Standards of Excellence.
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Title I Outreach Programs

The Garden offers Title I designated schools in the Atlanta area FREE classroom presentations. Each 50-minute presentation offers interactive, hands-on activities supporting science or health education Georgia Standards of Excellence.
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