Designing Themed Gardens

Designing Themed Gardens

a garden in bloom with a variety of red flowers
Ken Cangin

Dates & Prices

July 2–23, 2024

Fee: $169

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $152

Fee includes all-day admission to the Gardens on the day the class is onsite.

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Register by June 26, 2024

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

Join instructor Jenny Rose Carey to learn the ins and outs of themed garden design in this four-part class. Start your experience online by learning the basics of site assessment and then dive into different types of themed gardens, including shade, sun, gravel, rock, herb, color, and more. At the end of the online sessions, spend time at Longwood exploring different themed gardens, connecting your newfound garden knowledge to established examples.

Certificate Information

This course is an elective for the Longwood Gardens’ Certificate in Landscape Design.

Course Schedule

Online Sessions
Tuesdays, July 2–23
6:00–8:00 pm

Onsite Walk (Optional)
Saturday, July 20, 8:00–10:00 am

Inclement weather date: July 21, 2024

Full course content includes both the online and the onsite components.


Online, via Zoom with an additional optional onsite session.


Jenny Rose Carey