Ecology for Gardeners

Ecology for Gardeners

In-Person Conservation and Stewardship Class
A small lake with a pavillion in the background.
Duane Erdmann

Dates & Prices

August 7–28, 2024

Fee: $139

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $125

Register by August 1, 2024

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.

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. 

For beginner to advanced home gardeners, join us in forming a foundational understanding of ecology—from a general overview of systems to a deeper dive into water, soil, and wildlife in the garden ecosystem. Join us first in the Visitor Center Auditorium for a lecture, venture out into the Gardens to gather some field evidence, then reconvene in the following weeks for additional class time.

Certificate Information

This class counts toward the Horticulture and Gardening requirement for Landscape Design.

Course Schedule

Wednesdays, August 7–28
6:00–8:30 pm


Visitor Center Auditorium and Throughout Gardens

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.


Jessie Buckner