You are here

Edible Plants Class

Edible Plants
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6 sessions

Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 pm
September 5–October 10, 2019

Optional Exam: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Fee: $179 before August 29, 2019

$189 after August 29, 2019

Expand your plant palette in a number of ways with this course designed to take your garden into the kitchen year-round. Ornamental plants offer a multi-purpose approach that supports emerging lifestyles and a practical way to look at the garden. This course concentrates on identification, culture, landscape use, and culinary use by focusing on planting combinations of safe, edible species and cultivars that are suitable for growing in the garden or containers. Tasting opportunities will be provided!

Elective Course


Pandora Young


Visitor Center Auditorium

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the class with supplemental materials

Guided Plant Walks

Thursdays, September 26 and October 10, 1:00–4:00 pm
Saturdays, September 28 and October 12, 8:00–11:00 am

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog