Designing Themed Gardens

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Designing Themed Gardens

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

Dates & Price

June 7–24, 2023

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.

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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
Wednesdays, June 7–21
6:00–8:00 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, June 24, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

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


Onsite at Longwood Gardens with additional online sessions.

This program will take place partially or entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suited for walking on uneven paths and through wet areas.


Jenny Rose Carey