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Adult Programs at Powell Gardens

Get inspired and learn something new at Powell Gardens! Whether you’re an avid gardener, a nature newbie, a foodie, animal lover or artist – we have something for you. Call 816-697-2600 x 306 or click tickets below and register online.

Many classes fill quickly, so sign up early to reserve your space. The registration deadline for any class is one week (7 days) before the scheduled class date. Walk-in registrations are accepted if there is availability and if there is no required supply list for the participants. Walk-in registration is to be paid at the Visitor Center front desk only. Please review our full class registration policy below.

Upcoming Classes

Nov
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After the Harvest Workshop: Taking Care of the Bounty
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Learn to preserve the harvest using the latest in safe canning practices, how to process high acid foods using water bath, the craft of live culture foods including sauerkraut and pickling basics. Receive recipes and explore history of Victory Gardening.

Nov
11
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Forever Evergreens
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conifers workshop will highlight good varieties for KC region, tips for planting and placement, proper drainage and watering, plus advice to fend off insects/disease. Explore Powell Garden’s collection of conifers. 3 hour advanced education certificate.

Dec
9
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Natural Holiday Décor Workshop
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Let us help you get ready for the Holidays. Join our expert staff as they guide you in the process of selecting, preparing, and using live plant materials to make 3 holiday décor items. Between projects, enjoy a box lunch and a festive adult beverage.

Jan
27
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Winter Writing, Mediation and Woods Walk
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
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Identifying and Attracting Missouri Birds in Winter
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Feb
3
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Botanical Illustration: Mixed Media Workshop
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Feb
14
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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Feb
15
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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Feb
17
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Educator Open House
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
24
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Watercolor Workshop
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Registration

Powell Gardens takes registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early to ensure your space in the program. Advance registration is required for all classes. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment via email after you complete your registration.

Refund policy: A 100 percent refund will be given if the request is made 24 hours before the registration deadline. No refunds will be made after the class takes place or after the enrollment deadline. However, in most instances, your fees can be applied to a future class.

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