Workshops, Webinars, Classes & More!

Education for both Children and Adults


As a part of our mission, the Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery aims to educate the public about the importance and beauty of water conservation and waterwise gardening. Check out our upcoming educational offerings:

Upcoming Classes

Adult Education

Webinars, In-Person Classes & Series


Children's Education

Workshops & Story Times


Educational Events

Pollinator & Friends Day


“The garden has lots of educational things going on throughout the year, as well as a neat monthly labeled guide to plants that are blooming.”


What’s in Bloom

Educational Series

Dry Garden Botany Series


A series designed for the plant enthusiast interested in taking a deep dive into the Garden’s unique plant collection.

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Dry Garden Design Certificate Program


This program guides homeowners and experienced designers on an exploration of landscape design through the lens of dry gardening — the utilization of a climate-appropriate plant palette.

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Self-Guided Tours

Explore the Garden at your own pace

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For Children

Field trips, activities, and more

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Private Experiences

Garden tours and lectures

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