Classes

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Click "More Information" on each class for fees, instructors and online registration.

Email registrar@atlantabotanicalgarden.org to receive a registration form or call the class registration line at 404.876.5859 ext 2555.

Class Refund Policy
Full refunds are granted if requested at least five days in advance. Registrants requesting refunds less than five days in advance receive credit toward future classes. Credits must be used within 12 months.

The classes at the Atlanta Botanical Garden offer as much variety as the plants in the collections.

Adult classes range from the artistic, like floral design and watercolor painting, to hands-on practical gardening workshops.

Many noted environmental and horticultural experts hold lectures at the Garden throughout the year.

The Flavors of Spring

Thursday, April 24
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join Chef Michael Semancik as he highlights the season's best flavors. Enjoy a beautiful evening in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen dining, sipping wine, and chatting as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu featuring the freshest local spring produce. More Information

Container Gardening

Thursday, April 24
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

This class will explore container gardening basics including plant selection, soil types and choosing appropriate containers.  Learn about annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs that do well in pots, even in a dry year. Container garden design principles and plant combinations for year-round appeal will be emphasized. More Information

Brunch in the Garden

Saturday, April 26
noon - 2 p.m.

Brunch in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen with the chef from one of Atlanta's favorite brunch spots, Rosebud. While you dine and enjoy a Mimosa or Bloody Mary, Chef Ron Eyester demonstrates four menu favorites. More Information

Canning Workshop

Sunday, April 27
1 - 5 p.m.

Preserve the seasons! Discover the time-honored tools and techniques of safe water bath canning. Participants assist in canning three recipes: a pickle, a tomato, and a fruit. Walk away with canning confidence, a notebook of instructions and recipes, and a jar of each product! More Information

Practical Beekeeping

A Hands-On Approach

Saturday, April 19 OR May 10
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Early spring is the best time to get started with this very satisfying hobby. Students learn the basics of honeybee biology, beehive maintenance and beekeeping equipment. Learn by working hands-on with the Garden beehives.
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Well-Seasoned Chef Series

First, Second OR Third Tuesdays, May - October
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join Atlanta’s finest farm-to-table chefs for an intimate culinary experience in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen. Learn from the best as these astonishing chefs prepare a four-part tasting menu with food freshly-harvested from the Edible Garden.
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Fresh Plates Series

May - October
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Chefs from Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood restaurants provide the rare opportunity to learn how they create their signature dishes. Enjoy a fun evening in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen dining, sipping, and chatting as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of dishes you know and love! More Information

Macro Photography

Creative Weekend Master Class

June 14 - 15

Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Spend a weekend with Charles Needle, a Seattle, Washington based award-winning professional fine art nature photographer. Learn how to photograph water droplets, reflections of flowers on iridescent glass, mylar reflections, cross-polarization technique and much more. More Information

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