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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

 

May
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Edible Flowers: Work & Learn
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to integrate edible flowers into your garden while helping us plant some in ours. Work with Heartland Harvest Garden horticulturalists to learn which flowers you can eat and how to plant them.

May
18
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Edible Flowers: Work & Learn
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to integrate edible flowers into your garden while helping us plant some in ours. Work with Heartland Harvest Garden horticulturalists to learn which flowers you can eat and how to plant them.

May
19
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Creative Container Design Workshop 2
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to plan and design beautiful containers like a pro. Participants will learn elements necessary for great container design–pot placement, soil, drainage, sun location, and container selection. Each participant will design a container to take home.

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Spa Day: Backyard Yoga
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a private outdoor yoga workshop for all levels in the Powell Gardens Vineyard led by Lynn Soulier, owner of Gardens of Delight and accompanied by live flute music.

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Spa Day: Outer Garden Beauty Workshop
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn and experiment with techniques for making and using garden-made beauty products and prepare simple beauty products using garden ingredients. A self-spa hand treatment, recipes, and samples are included.

Jun
9
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Paint in Your Backyard: Introduction to Plein Air Watercolor Painting
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This workshop highlights equipment, ways to look at live subjects and deal with changing light, and benefits of using oil vs. watercolor. We will venture outside (weather permitting) to sketch from nature and demonstrate watercolor techniques indoors.

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Onion Harvest: Work & Learn
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the differences between fresh and dried onions, an understanding of the curing, clean-up, and proper storage of onions so they will keep, and get a look at how our CSA operates in this hands-on experience.

Jul
28
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Brunch with the Butterflies
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Sam Donald, owner of The Waffle Iron will create your choice of one a sweet or savory gourmet waffle that compliment the color of butterflies swirling nearby. Includes coffee, waffles, and a brunch cocktail.

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Brunch with the Butterflies
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sam Donald, owner of The Waffle Iron will create your choice of one a sweet or savory gourmet waffle that compliment the color of butterflies swirling nearby. Includes coffee, waffles, and a brunch cocktail.

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Brunch with the Butterflies
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sam Donald, owner of The Waffle Iron will create your choice of one a sweet or savory gourmet waffle that compliment the color of butterflies swirling nearby. Includes coffee, waffles, and a brunch cocktail.

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.