Classes & Education

Adult Classes

Refine your gardening skills, dig deep into the natural world and become an artist with Garden classes for adults.

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Outdoor Kitchen

Learn from some of Atlanta’s best chefs during plant-to-plate culinary experiences featuring local produce and ingredients from the Edible Garden.

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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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Garden Camps

Knowledge and fun bloom year-round with the Garden day camps offered to children and youth ages 6-10.

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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 13

SOLD OUT: Tai Chi - Quarter II

Atlanta

Saturdays, April 6 - June 15 : Learn this ancient Chinese martial art, designed ...

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April 16

Garden Playtime

Atlanta

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon: Introduce your little one to the joys of nature...

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April 16

SOLD OUT: Introduction to Drawing in Colored Pencil - Morning Session

Atlanta

Tuesdays, March 26 – April 30: Discover the medium of colored pencil using a var...

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April 16

SOLD OUT: Introduction to Drawing in Colored Pencil - Evening Session

Atlanta

Tuesdays, March 26 – April 30: Discover the medium of colored pencil using a var...

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Adult Program Information & Policies

Registration

  • Program sizes are limited to provide a quality experience. Please register early to ensure your seat in a class.
  • You will receive confirmation of enrollment by email after you have completed registration. Contact classes@atlantabg.org if you don’t receive information or if you have any questions.
  • Members receive a discount on most education programs and pay the lower member fee listed. Become a member today to enjoy discounted pricing.

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General Information

  • Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of severe weather. Participants will be notified in the event of severe weather cancellations or postponements and a refund will be issued for any class that cannot be rescheduled.
  • Adult education programs are intended for participants ages 18 and up, and those where alcohol is served are intended for adults 21 and up. Please contact us if you would like to discuss bringing a young guest with you to an adult program.
  • Garden Admission is included in class fees.
  • Parking for the Garden is available in the adjacent SAGE Parking Facility, and parking fees are not included in class fees. Learn more about parking fees and policy here.

Cancellations

  • Cancellations made 3 days or more in advance or due to illness are eligible for a refund.
  • Refunds are not given for missed classes without 3 days’ notice. Please note that class registration deadlines and advance notice of cancellations help instructors to obtain materials and avoid waste, such as food for Outdoor Kitchen programs.
  • Many classes will allow you to send an alternate participant if you are unable to attend. Please email classes@atlantabg.org prior to the class to inform us.
  • The Garden may cancel programs due to insufficient registration, Garden closure, or inclement weather. If a program is canceled, participants will be contacted prior by phone or email and receive a full refund.

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Libraries

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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