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At Longwood Gardens, we work with experts in the fields of horticulture, floral and landscape design, botanical arts, garden photography, and professional courses to ensure a dynamic online learning experience no matter where you are. Online learning allows us to bring our expertise into classrooms and living rooms throughout the world. Through a variety of different mediums, including Virtual Field Trips, Professional Development for teachers, and Continuing Education for everyone, we’re expanding our reach and connecting to students, wherever they may be.

Develop professional skills, enrich your world, and watch yourself grow.

Upcoming Online Learning Opportunities

Amazing Aroids

April 15, 2021

Fully online. Explore the weird and wonderful plants of the aroid family, and find out which make the best houseplants.

The Weekend Designer

Starts April 17, 2021

3 online sessions. Learn the language, principles, and process of landscape design in a fun-filled format created especially for homeowners.

Intro to Floral Design 2

Starts May 14, 2021

3 online sessions. Enhance your skills by focusing on dominance, contrast, proportion, scale, balance, texture, and pattern.

Plants for Problem Areas

May 25, 2021

Fully online. Explore a selection of plants that can solve your plant problems and how the right plant can create beautiful results

Beginning Bonsai

June 3–December 1, 2021

Fully online. Learn the care and culture of bonsai, and how to design and maintain these sculptured treasures.

Understanding Plants

June 7–July 12, 2021

Fully online. Gain an understanding of the botanical system of plant names and how the plant kingdom is organized.