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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

 

Dec
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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 Meditation, Poetry Reflection, and Woods Walk
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a non-denominational meditation workshop in the Chapel featuring breathing exercises followed by a winter walk and, haiku poetry writing instruction. We will share our poems in the Chapel as part of the experience. Refreshments also included.

Feb
1
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SAGES: Attracting and Identifying Missouri Birds in Winter
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour illustrated talk presented by Missouri Master Naturalist Mary Nemecek about native bird species. View live birds in action from our visitor center as you enjoy soup, salad, and bread lunch in our cafe.

Feb
3
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Botanical Illustration: Mixed Media Workshop
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Learn about the history of botanical illustration and botanical illustrators’ styles and techniques from Kansas City artist and scientific illustrator Nicole McClure Kurlbaum. Review a little plant anatomy and work from collected herbarium specimen.

Feb
14
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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate your love for orchids in our greenhouse. Workshop participants will learn about orchid care, easy to grow varieties, and how and why to repot orchids. Participants will help repot our orchid collection in exchange for an orchid cutting.

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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate your love for orchids in our greenhouse. Workshop participants will learn about orchid care, easy to grow varieties, and how and why to repot orchids. Participants will help repot our orchid collection in exchange for an orchid cutting.

Feb
15
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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate your love for orchids in our greenhouse. Workshop participants will learn about orchid care, easy to grow varieties, and how and why to repot orchids. Participants will help repot our orchid collection in exchange for an orchid cutting.

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Work and Learn Workshop: We Love Orchids!
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate your love for orchids in our greenhouse. Workshop participants will learn about orchid care, easy to grow varieties, and how and why to repot orchids. Participants will help repot our orchid collection in exchange for an orchid cutting.

Feb
24
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Watercolor Your Way Into Spring
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Spend a day creating spring color at Powell Gardens with artist Barbara Neth.

Mar
3
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Back to Basics Garden Bootcamp
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This program features small seminars taught by horticulturists about garden plants, soil testing and remediation, and adapting a design for what your landscape provides. Bring soil samples, photos of your space, and sketches to plan your garden.

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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