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Classes and Workshops

Butterfly Photography Workshop Lifelong learning is a central part of the mission of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. We hold workshops, lectures, and classes for people of all ages throughout the year.
Attend an informative lecture on a wide variety of gardening topics, or get your hands dirty in a fun workshop.  The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks offers many opportunities for learning! Vessel Making Class

*Please be aware, we do not offer refunds for our classes and workshops. Exchanges may be considered on a case by case basis if they are made at least one week in advance. Due to material costs, availability and other factors, we cannot guarantee an exchange. Contact Roslyn at rimrie@bgozarks.org if you would like your exchange to be considered. All proceeds go to support environmental, gardening and health-related education in the community. Thank you for your support!

Winter/Spring Class Schedule:

Succulent Make-and-Take Class  |  Saturday, Jan. 13  |  10:00-11:00 am
With BGO horticulturists.  $25/members, $30/non-members

Immune Support  |  Sunday, Jan. 14  |  2:00-3:00 pm
With Natural Grocers.  $10/members, $15/non-members

Soil Health & How to Get There  |  Thursday, Jan. 25  |  6:00 pm
With BGO Horticulturist April Price.  Free for members, $10/non-members

Insect Hotel Make-and-Take Class  |  Sunday, Feb. 4  |  2:00-3:00 pm
With BGO Education Director Roslyn Imrie.  A fun class for the whole family!
$15 material fee for each hotel kit; non-members must additionally pay regular admission prices

Succulent Make-and-Take Class  |  Saturday, Feb. 10  |  2:00-3:00 pm
With BGO horticulturists.  $25/members, $30/non-members

Hydrangeas:  What’s What & How to Care for Them  |  Thursday, Feb. 15  |  6:00 pm
With BGO Garden Designer Lissa Morrison.  Free for members, $10/non-members

Carnivorous Plants  |  Sunday, Feb. 18  |  2:00-3:00 pm
With Fayetteville Fly Traps.  Free for members, $10/non-members

From Scratch:  How to Make a New Garden Bed Without Herbicides 
Thursday, March 8  |  6:00 pm
With BGO Horticulture Supervisor Megan Lankford.
Free for members, $10/non-members

Sustainable Agriculture:  Can Your Food Choices Help Save the Planet?
Sunday, March 11  |  2:00-3:00 pm
With Natural Grocers.  Free for members, $10/non-members

The Birds & the Bees… and the Butterflies  |  Thursday, March 15  |  6:00 pm
With BGO Garden Designer Lissa Morrison.  Free for members, $10/non-members

Reading the Landscape  |  Sunday, March 25  |  2:00-3:30 pm
With BGO Operations Director Dr. Gerald Klingaman.  Free for members,

Rain Barrel Make & Take Workshop |Thursday, March 29 | 4:30 OR 6:00 pm
With the Washington County Cooperative Extension Service. $30 for members, $40 for non-members (includes all materials)

Butterfly Gardening Class  |  Tuesday, April 11  |  6:00-7:00 pm
With BGO Butterfly Mentor Kitty Sanders.  Free for members, $10/non-members

Photographing Flora | Sunday, April 19 | 3:00-4:00 pm
With Photographer Eli Vega. Free for members, $10/non-members

Bird Walk  |  Saturday, April 21  |  9:00-11:00 am
With Ornithologist Joe Neal.  Free for everyone.