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Our Continuing Education offerings provide useful and practical information that will enhance your knowledge, whatever your level of gardening experience.

Whether a homeowner, hobby gardener, artist, horticulturist, or landscape professional, you will find something to help you grow.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Floral Spotlight: Philadelphia

January 19, 2022

Fully online. Explore how Philly impacted Pierre du Pont. See designs that recall the city’s glass structures.

A Touch of Hollywood

January 20, 2022

Fully online. Bring showstopping floral design right to your doorstep, courtesy of two stars of the floral world.

The Wild Garden, Designed

Starts January 20, 2022

Four online sessions. Learn how we might consider programming a garden for beauty and success.

Landscape Design I

Starts February 16, 2022

Fully online. Learn about design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and sustainable landscapes.

Sketching for Designers

Starts February 24, 2022

5 online sessions. Develop a foundation in field sketching techniques, including line, tone, and color.

Understanding Plants

Starts February 28, 2022

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

Botanical Art Master Class

Starts March 1, 2022

2 online sessions. Enjoy a live, virtual watercolor demo with RBGE’s Botanical Illustration Deparment.

Annuals, Perennials, and Vines

March 21–May 2, 2022

Fully online. Explore a collection of popular plants that will add a burst of color and texture to your garden.

Introduction to Floral Design I

Starts March 25, 2022

Fully online. Learn the skills you need to spark your floral design creativity. Includes online interactive sessions.

Trees Living in Cities

Apr 21, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Fully online. Join author David Haskell to learn how trees in cities contribute to human lives.

Floral Design Basics

January 17–June 30, 2022

Fully online. Learn the skills you need to create beautiful floral arrangements in this self-paced course.

Floral Design Basics II

January 17–June 20, 2022

Fully online. Focus on contrast, proportion, scale, and more while building your floral design skillset.

Free Online Open Courses