Private Group Programs

Designed for groups looking for a fun and exclusive outing at the Botanical Garden, private group programs are the perfect way to tap into your inner green thumb. Choose from small projects and large projects to find a program that is ideal for your group.

All supplies are included in the cost of registration. 

Reservation Form


Small Projects:

$10 per person

Large Projects:

$20-$30 per person

Non-profits and partner organizations may be eligible for discounted programming. Please indicate your status on our reservation form.

All private group programs are offered virtually until further notice.

Simply pick up your materials from the Botanical Garden and our education staff will guide you via your choice of pre-recorded or live video instruction.

Booking and Cancelations: 

Programs require a minimum of eight people and must be booked two weeks in advance. If you need to cancel or reschedule a program, please contact us as soon as possible. Cancelations of Small and Large Projects within 1 week of the program will be charged 50% of the program cost.

Technology Requirements: 

Live programs are available for an additional $15 over your choice of Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Google Meet.

Pre-recorded programs will be shared via a Google Drive link and will be available for viewing for 2 weeks.

Small Projects

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Air Plant Sculptures

Learn about the biology and care of Tillandsia, also known as air plants. Then create a miniature wire sculpture to display your very own air plant. 


Fern in a terra cotta pot

Fern Friends

Discover what makes ferns unique and how to care for them before potting up your own fern friend. 


oregano in a terra cotta pot

Growing Herbs Indoors

Learn what it takes to grow herbs in the great indoors before potting up one of an assortment of culinary herbs. 


aluminum plant in terra cotta pot

Houseplants 101

Learn about the houseplants growing “wild” in our tropical conservatory. Then pot up your own houseplant and learn to care for it. 


succulent plant in terra cotta pot

Succulents 101

Explore the plants of desert ecosystems and learn about their care. Then pot up your very own succulent plant. 


Large Projects

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herb window box materials

Herb Window Boxes

Plant a window box full of culinary herbs. This easy to care for project is perfect for indoor growing and will bring fresh flavors to your next recipe. 



Combine plants, science and design to create miniature worlds. Learn how to design and care for a terrarium, then build your own. 

Glass orb container: $30/person

Plastic jar container: $20/person

glass orb terrarium to go