From Field to Fireside: Christmas Trees

From Field to Fireside: Christmas Trees

In-Person Horticulture and Gardening Class
Three decorated Christmas trees in a row at Longwood Gardens.
Candie Ward

Dates & Prices

Wednesday, November 13, 2024
6:00–7:30 pm

Fee: $59

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $53

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.

This class is intended as an adult learning experience.  Find out more about our Family Learning experiences.

Register by November 3, 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. 

Explore the most popular species of cut trees for the festive season, how to select the best tree for your home, and how best to care for it through the holiday season. Gather expert decorating tips on how to beautifully decorate your tree, from selecting ornaments and other materials, placing ornaments, using different lighting techniques, and integrating unique uses of garland, ribbon, and more.  


Grove Studio 104/105 


Jim Sutton

Longwood Gardens Display Designer Jim Sutton oversees the themes and ideas of Longwood’s world-class horticulture displays. An expert in floral design, plant trials, plant selection, aesthetics, and design, Sutton joined Longwood more than 10 years ago after working as a private estate gardener and floral designer. . Sutton lectures and presents floral demos at national conferences, garden clubs, and civic organizations; has served as lead judge for the Philadelphia Flower Show for the last five years; and is frequently asked to judge horticulture-related competitions across the country. Sutton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in ornamental horticulture from Penn State.