All classes require preregistration unless otherwise noted. Payment must be received in advance in order to reserve a place in a class, workshop, or field trip. No refunds can be guaranteed if cancellation is made within seven days of the class. Special cancellation fees may apply to trips.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter by contacting 520-326-9686 ext. 19. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Online Registration is now available!
Browse Winter class offerings and register online:
To register by phone with a credit card or for more information, call (520) 326-9686, Ext. 18.
Or, to register for a class by mail:
Please note that since mail-in registration takes longer to reach us, we cannot guarantee your space in a class until we confirm with you.
Ongoing Educational Activities at the Gardens
Are you new to Tucson or new to gardening here? Our monthly Signature Classes will help unravel the mysteries of gardening in the Sonoran Desert. You will gain a basic understanding of the local climate, soil, water and plants, and you’ll take home tips to help your own garden thrive. Signature Classes are offered every month, and no pre-registration is required. Whenever you’re ready to dive in and get to know your backyard desert landscape, drop in for a class–or the whole series. View full descriptions, pricing and schedules.
With 5.5 acres encompassing 17 specialty gardens , Tucson Botanical Gardens offers a beautiful array of landscapes to explore. Wandering is encouraged, but we also offer several regularly-scheduled guided tours throughout the month. These docent-led tours, which are included with regular Gardens admission, are an excellent way to get your bearings, learn about the rich history of the Gardens or familiarize yourself with some of the Sonoran Desert’s most fascinating flora and fauna. View full schedule and descriptions of regular tours.
First Sun. of each month
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join long-time Gardens volunteer and bug enthusiast David Jester as he gets up close and personal with local creepy crawlies. Learn how bugs play important roles in our gardens and the larger ecosystem, ask questions you’ve always wondered about and look at specimens of insects you might see in your own yard. Free with Gardens admission.
TUCSON ORGANIC GARDENERS COMPOSTING EXHIBIT AT THE GARDENS
First and Third Sat. of the month
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Oct. -May) 9 to 11 a.m. (June through Sept.)
Cancelled Saturday November 16, 2013
Tucson Organic Gardeners staff will be on hand to answer questions about compost in the Gardens’ composting demonstration area. Free with Gardens admission.Email this page to a friend