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Whether a homeowner, hobby gardener, artist, horticulturist, or landscape professional, you will find something to stretch you and help you grow.
We are pleased to offer this opportunity to complete Advanced Floral Design I and Advanced Floral Design II in a concentrated format.
Create a living wreath for a wall or tabletop with an assortment of gorgeous succulents.
Create a beautiful replica of a Longwood Urn.
Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow gardeners on the bus trip and get advice from one of the area's most respected plantsmen, David Culp.
Get advice from an expert on the best plants to showcase and compliment your container.
Four session course. Understanding connections between plant and animal life increases appreciation for the ecology of the Meadow.
Four session course. Join photographer Rob Cardillo on a journey through the seasons.
Six session course. Even a well-established perennial bed will benefit from the addition of these long-blooming accents.
Explore our vast outdoor landscape and observe and identify common pest signs and symptoms with an IPM specialist.
Learn to recognize the symptoms of plant disease, the conditions that cause them, and how to apply controls as necessary.
Discover what you need to grow espaliers in your landscape successfully.
Four Session course. Local painter and Andrew Wyeth protégé, Karl Kuerner is known for his idyllic landscapes of our region.
Make a boutonniere for Dad to wear on his special day as well as a "manly" hand-tied bouquet for easy gift giving.
Every gardener needs a quiet space to sit and enjoy the fruits of his/her labor.
Get ready to celebrate the 4th with a bang! This explosive arrangement will add sparkle to your holiday picnic.
Fully online course. Learn principles and considerations of designing schoolyard gardens.
This workshop is designed to introduce teachers to the benefits of school garden programs.
Learn principles of designing school gardens, and tricks for installing successful projects on school grounds.
Fully online. This collection of plants will add a burst of color to your landscape with exciting textures and blooms.
The 2015 Woody Plant Conference at Scott Arboretum is co-sponsored by Longwood, Chanticleer, PHS, Morris Arboretum, & Tyler Arboretum.
Six session course. Learn the best times to prune and plant your dahlias.
Cool off from the heat with this water design in a glass bowl featuring mid-to-late summer flowers such as zinnias and sunflowers.
Six session course. Gain the knowledge and skills to be a successful vegetable gardener.
Enjoy a complimentary day in the Gardens and discover all that our School & Youth Programs have to offer.
Six session course. Identify characteristics, cultural requirements, and garden uses of common perennials.
Two session course. Create a lotus leaf sculpture for use as a platter, birdbath or stepping stone.
Not all tomatoes are created equal!
Two session course. Explore the role of color using a spectrum of flowers, greens, and fabric backgrounds in this two-day workshop.
Three session course. Dive deep into these beautiful yet mysterious plants and learn how to add a water garden to your property.
Four session course. Design rain gardens, bio-swales, and dry river beds while increasing the beauty and habitat value of your property.
Design a centerpiece with some hard-working flowers that will welcome fall.
Ten session course. Delve deeper into design creativity, detailed garden features, and more advanced graphics.
Three session course. Work with increasingly challenging concepts and a broad variety of material to create exceptional designs.
Using vibrant oil pastels, capture the beauty and serenity of Longwood's magnificent waterlily collection.
This course is for beginners who marvel at the variety of shapes and forms in plants and flowers.
Nine week course. Use your artistic skills to illustrate plants and flowers from Longwood's greenhouses and outdoor grounds.
Three session course. Explore underutilized plants that add impact when the rest of your garden is gearing up for frost.
For this unique evening session, join Longwood’s waterlily experts for an introduction to this amazing display.
Fully online. Explore the world of traditional woody plants including flowering trees, shrubs, and conifers.
Three session course. Learn the fundamentals of floral design, how to condition flowers, use floral foam, tape, and wire.
Classroom instruction and field observation will focus on life cycles, key characteristics, and plant structures.
Learn signs, symptoms, and management strategies to remedy common turfgrass problems.
Focus on Longwood’s abundant water features in this hands-on digital photography workshop.
Six session course. Gain an appreciation of the chemical processes that enable plants to make their own food.
Explore the versatility of bouquets in a non- traditional sense.
Photographing in black and white is still considered a key skill for the avid photographer.
Enjoy an evening demo of European floral techniques, then treat yourself to half- or full-day workshops for a chance to design yourself.
Six session course. Discuss the contemporary theory of sustainable landscape design while learning alternative landscaping methods.
Regular assessment is the key to staying on top of your trees' needs.
German for “mound culture,” Hügelkultur uses woody debris to create low-maintenance garden beds.
Learn the centuries’ old Asiatic art of dwarfing trees and shrubs.
Create your own design signature with advanced techniques in this exciting capstone course.
This pleasurable trip will have you on the lookout for champion trees.
Master techniques to increase your bulb inventory, especially on expensive bulbs!
Take your garden photography to the next level in a fully online environment.
Explore the vast underground world of Longwood's Conservatory with your camera.
Six session course. Relax, paint, laugh, and learn in this fun class open to all skill levels.
Three session course. Join the movement for environmentally sustainable gardening in your own space.
Learn different strategies for using and caring for moss in the garden.
For centuries, flowers have been used to beautify religious ceremonies.
The Certified Horticulturist Program recognizes talented, knowledgeable practitioners working in horticulture.
This workshop introduces the popular genera of orchids and highlights those best suited for home and greenhouse growing.
Wave your magic wand and turn your pumpkin not into a coach like Cinderella’s, but into a unique and stunning harvest centerpiece.
Trick or treat? Join us in making a fun and whimsical Halloween table arrangement.
Two session course. This course will introduce you to Ikebana in general, as well as three different schools of study.
Any students who have completed the requirements of the Floral Design Certificate program is eligible to take the certificate exam.
Re-imagine the shape of floral containers!
Impress your Thanksgiving guests with a colorful harvest arrangement designed in a pumpkin.
Shoot Longwood's Christmas outdoor light display with the help of an expert.
Create a charming tabletop topiary or fresh wreath to accent your holiday décor or to give as a gift.
Large and voluptuous amaryllis blooms are long-lasting and create over-the-top drama in holiday floral designs.
Create a one-of-a-kind aromatic wreath using an assortment of gorgeous fresh greens.
Set your holiday table with a beautiful wreath using seasonal greens and embellishments.
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