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Short Courses, Workshops & Tours

These courses are designed for homeowners, hobby gardens, and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of specific plant groups or a particular gardening topic.

Useful and practical information on the care of certain plants or specific gardening techniques will add to your knowledge, whatever your level of gardening experience.

Upcoming Classes

Bountiful Bulbs

Master techniques to increase your bulb inventory, especially on expensive bulbs!

Mixed up Moss

Learn different strategies for using and caring for moss in the garden.

Orchids for Beginners

This workshop introduces the popular genera of orchids and highlights those best suited for home and greenhouse growing.

Floral Fountain

Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take a piece of Longwood history home.

Deer Detours

Gardening in our region is impossible without knowing some methods to control deer.

The Weekend Designer

Get the facts you need to create a quick layout plan to guide the design and plant choices for your home landscape.

Trough Making

Textured stone troughs show off sedums and other garden jewels like no other container. Make one and start your collection.

Specialty Nursery Tour

Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow gardeners on the bus trip and get advice from one of the area's most respected plantsmen, David Culp.

Why Not Roses

Dispel the mystery of the rose and learn to grow and nurture this most beloved garden flower.

Plants that Heal

Join two of our horticulturalists on a journey to learn about how a wide range of ornamental plants have been used medicinally.