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 the Garden's celebrated experts.

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Garden learning at home

Garden fun and learning doesn’t end just because the Garden is closed. Enjoy these at-home activities from the Garden’s education and programs team, and stay tuned as ideas continue to blossom:

Lavender Playdough
Spring Plant Hunt

Coming soon:

Environmental Art
Science at Home: All About Beans
Science at Home: Dazzling Dandelions

Well-Seasoned Chef

MAY – OCTOBER: Join Atlanta’s most popular chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from the best as they prepare a four-part small plates menu featuring food responsibly harvested from local farmers and the Garden.

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The Lou Glenn Children's Garden

Grow, splash, play and learn about the plant world with your kids in Lou Glenn Children’s Garden – a beloved family destination since 1999.

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Adult Classes

Refine your gardening skills, become an artist and more.

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Kids Programming

Weekly events, special performances and popular annual programs connect your children with the natural world.

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School Programs

Prepare for a field trip to the Garden or enhance your classroom activities.

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Upcoming Classes

April 07

Canceled: Garden Playtime


Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! ...

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April 08

Canceled: Storybook Time


Every Wednesday, April – October, Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, fro...

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April 10

Field Trip Fridays


Fridays in April: Join the Garden and other Atlanta cultural attractions for vir...

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April 11

Canceled: Tai Chi


Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and b...

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Explore the Sheffield Botanical Library and Orchid Reference Library collections. The librarian is happy to provide reference assistance at the Garden, by phone or by email.

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