Adult Education | Desert Botanical Garden

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

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landscape and gardening

Whether you are new to gardening or want to increase your knowledge, these classes give you the necessary skills to become a successful low-desert gardener. Learn more about vegetable gardening, desert plants, container gardening, sustainable practices and landscape design.

photography

Whether you are an aspiring photographer or a professional, these classes are for all skill levels. Learn basic principles and techniques of photography or build upon skills to master new techniques. Many of the classes are supported with hands-on sessions at various Arizona destinations.

cooking and wellness

Join the Garden’s demonstration classes in a wide variety that will suit your lifestyle. From beginner cooking 101 classes, baking or international cuisines, experience a truly unique culinary event with family and friends. The Garden also offers wellness programs including yoga and tai chi held outdoors at off-site locations. Classes are small and suitable for all levels of experience.

chihuly in the desert exclusive

Gain exclusive photography access to Desert Botanical Garden’s exhibit Chihuly in the Desert before and after the Garden opens to the public. Capture the beauty of Chihuly in the Desert during this exclusive opportunity to take photographs of the art exhibition at sunrise, sunset and under the stars. Photographers with all levels of expertise and equipment can enroll and shoot along the Garden trails, using tripods and having unobstructed views of the installation. A photography instructor will be onsite to answer questions and provide tips.

 

Winter Classes Coming January 2022

Stay tuned and check-in for more information coming soon at DBG.org.

*Please note there are no classes in Dec. 2021
ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEMBERS & GENERAL ADMISSION.
For details, click here.    
The Garden closes every day in December at 4 p.m. and reopens at 5:30 p.m. for Luminaria. Please note on Dec. 1, the Garden closes at noon for a private event.