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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

Plants that Heal

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

Bountiful Bulbs

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

Champion Tree Tour (Oct 6)

This pleasurable trip will have you on the lookout for the biggest, tallest, and oldest trees in our region.

Orchids for Beginners

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

The Afterlife of Trees

See how Longwood stewards its trees and keeps their legacy alive by transforming their wood into pieces used in the gardens.


Learn to take simple materials, choose the correct plants, and make creative, green additions to any space.