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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.
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.
Four session course. Learn the complexities of meadow communities.
Six session course. Relax, paint, laugh, and learn in this fun class open to all skill levels.
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. Join the movement for environmentally sustainable gardening in your own space.
Six session course. Gain an appreciation of the chemical processes that enable plants to make their own food.
Three session course. Learn the fundamentals of floral design, how to condition flowers, use floral foam, tape, and wire.
Create your own design signature with advanced techniques in this exciting capstone course.
Ten session course. Delve deeper into design creativity, detailed garden features, and more advanced graphics.
Six session course. Discuss the contemporary theory of sustainable landscape design while learning alternative landscaping methods.
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.
Wave your magic wand and turn your pumpkin not into a coach like Cinderella’s, but into a unique and stunning harvest centerpiece.
This workshop introduces the popular genera of orchids and highlights those best suited for home and greenhouse growing.
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.
Six session course. Learn the best times to prune and plant your dahlias.
Four Session course. Local painter Karl Kuerner is known for his idyllic landscapes.
Four session course. Join photog Rob Cardillo on a journey through the seasons.
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.
Learn to take simple materials, choose the correct plants, and make creative, green additions to any space.
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.
Extend the vegetable harvest year-round using cold frames, low tunnels, and high tunnels.
All that glitters isn't gold...be seduced by silver!
Four session course. This course provides you with the basic skills you need to design, prepare, and arrange the flowers for a full-scale wedding and reception.
Six session course. Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifer plants, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees.
This honey of a class will take the mystery out of beekeeping.
Fully online course. Learn the process of preparing and creating a vegetable garden in the comfort of your own home.
Learn new products and techniques for creating gorgeous wedding and prom favorites.
Eight session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.
Eight session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.
Fully online. Explore the edible side of the landscape with an exploration of vegetables, fruits, and herbs.
Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take a piece of Longwood history home.
Six session course. Gain the knowledge and skills to be a successful vegetable gardener.
Gardening in our region is impossible without knowing some methods to control deer.
Nine session course. For all who are interested in mastering the art of plant illustration.
Nine session course. Use your artistic skills to illustrate plants and flowers from Longwood's greenhouses and grounds.
Use fantastic foliage and flamboyant flowers all native to warmer climates.
Five session course. Learn to communicate visually by exploring the indoor and outdoor venues at Longwood Gardens.
Two session course. Explore the role of color using a spectrum of flowers, greens, and fabric backgrounds in this two-day workshop.
Capture striking images of orchids under the guidance of our instructor.
Whether big and bold or delicate and dainty, these fleshy plants are stunning in today's innovative floral designs.
Learn about the latest in cutting-edge bouquets from Europe.
Six session course. Learn techniques to capture the elusive subtleties of nature.
Four session course. As a serious photographer, do you dream of an opportunity to shoot in the Gardens without the overlay of activity during the day?
Take the mystery out of pruning.
Aquaponic systems have been used to grow food for thousands of years.
Orchids take center stage in an Ikebana-styled design
Sharpen your skills for wedding design in this fun and challenging workshop all about bridal bouquets.
Six week online course.
Continue your fully-online experience with the second course on vegetable gardening geared toward gardeners of all levels.
Pot et Fleur combines two or more potted plants growing in soil or other medium with cut flowers in the same container.
The Certified Horticulturist Program is developed to recognize all those talented, knowledgeable practitioners working in horticulture.
Join Henry Cole, author of On Meadowview Street, for a Community Read Conversation.
Join the celebrated author and illustrator in a Community Read workshop for children and parents.
Conquer your ‘arithmaphobia’ with a lesson in fertilizer math!
Seven session course. Gain exposure to different garden situations, such as the sunny perennial border or woodland garden.
Get the facts you need to create a quick layout plan to guide the design and plant choices for your home landscape.
Celebrate Flower Garden Walk, the first garden established at Longwood, in all its glory.
Find a new use for willows and dogwood branches!
Join Ben Montgomery, author of Grandma Gatewood's Walk, to discuss this year's Community Read selection.
Join Ben Montgomery, author of Grandma Gatewood's Walk, for a Community Read Conversation.
Learn how to combine or contrast both straight and curved lines in a meaningful way in a single arrangement.
Textured stone troughs show off sedums and other garden jewels like no other container. Make one and start your collection.
Are you curious about what goes on inside a beehive?
Learn the centuries’ old Asiatic art of dwarfing trees and shrubs.
Four-session course. Natural, historical and cultural aspects that contribute to a sense of place can affect the success of a garden.
Throw away your coco basket liners and learn to make hanging baskets the “Longwood way!”
Explore identification, habit, and creative uses of vines suitable to gardens in the Delaware Valley.
Learn signs, symptoms, and management strategies to remedy common turfgrass problems.
Journey into spring's beauty with a fanciful, native-inspired design.
Join our waterlily experts to learn how to grow these lovely specimens at home.
Bring the history of tomato gardening and heritage varieties to life with tomato guru Craig LeHoullier.
Learn to recognize the symptoms of plant disease, the conditions that cause them, and how to apply controls as necessary.
Welcome to the lovely private gardens of three Longwood instructors.
Make something unique and trendy for your outdoor spaces this summer.
Take inspiration from the graceful lines and movement of the Italian Water Garden to create your own floral fountain.
This day-long tour will highlight several exquisite private gardens in the region.
Create stunning images of our flowers in a workshop designed for photographers of all levels.
Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow gardeners on the bus trip and get advice from one of the area's most respected plantsmen, David Culp.
Learn new ways to release the incredible power of herbs in your cooking from the owner and creative force behind Talula's Table.
Have you ever wanted an herbal topiary to enjoy at home?
Hear tales of Michael Barone's adventures visiting some of the most historic and exquisite pipe organs around the world.
From 2004–2008, a complete rebuilding costing $4 million restored the Longwood Organ to its original sound.
Spend the day listening to some of the world’s finest organs.
Construct a gorgeous fern wreath like the ones you've seen on display during A Longwood Christmas.
Dispel the mystery of the rose and learn to grow and nurture this most beloved garden flower.
Fully online. Learn about the benefits of school garden programs and how to start, maintain, and grow a program of your own.
This workshop is designed to introduce teachers to the benefits of school garden programs.
Fully online. This collection of plants will add a burst of color to your landscape with exciting textures and blooms.
Treat yourself to an evening of pure pleasure as we explore the different kinds of roses now available.
Look more closely at our managed meadow and learn the real diversity of the space.
Two session course. This course is for beginning landscape designers who are looking to take their graphic communications to the next level.
Explore the history of this photographic process and make your own cyanotypes using plant material from our water lily ponds.
Six session course. This course will concentrate on identification, culture, landscape use, and culinary use.
Fresh garden vegetables add color, texture, and whimsy to your late summer design.
Fully online. Explore the world of traditional woody plants including flowering trees, shrubs, and conifers.
Classroom instruction and field observation will focus on life cycles, key characteristics, and plant structures.
Focus on Longwood’s abundant water features in this hands-on digital photography workshop.
Explore our vast outdoor landscape and observe and identify common pest signs and symptoms with an IPM specialist.
Create a natural, wildflower bouquet using textural grasses, seed pods, and garden flowers.
Join two of our horticulturalists on a journey to learn about how a wide range of ornamental plants have been used medicinally.
It's not dramatic until it scrapes the ceiling!
Spend an early fall afternoon photographing a little-heralded section of the Gardens: the Vegetable and Student Exhibition Gardens.
View Longwood's rare books and historical plates, then paint your own watercolor in the style of early botanicals.
Explore your playful side with a whimsical design inspired by our Children's Garden.
Abundance, fullness, plenty—set your Thanksgiving table with an opulent harvest centerpiece that appeals to all the senses.
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