The Gardens is committed to providing quality lifelong learning opportunities for all ages. We offer a collection of certificate programs as well as Community Classes that range in topic from; Gardening, Wellness, Nature and Ecology, Art.

Docent Training


"Docent Training"

Do you love the Tucson Botanical Gardens and want to share your enthusiasm and knowledge with others? Would you like to deepen your knowledge of local flora and fauna, environmental education, water-wise gardening, and the cultural connections between people and plants?

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DIY Desert Design


"DIY Desert Design"

This 6-class course, taught by the Garden’s knowledgeable Docents, will provide you with the information and inspiration you need to plan a personal, beautiful, and successful garden in our unique desert environment.  You will walk away with a sketch of your design and the resources needed to do it yourself or successfully employ professional help. […]

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Australia: Gardens, Opals, Vines, Adventure!


"Australia: Gardens, Opals, Vines, Adventure!"

Rivaling the savage beauty of our Sonoran Desert, Australia is the land of big adventure, vast horizons, and unique ecology sprouting from extreme landscapes.  Tour glittering cityscapes and explore the desert outback while supporting the Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Join us for a two-week discovery of Australia’s fascinating wildlife, plant collections at the Royal Botanic Gardens […]

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Youth Education


"Youth Education"

The Tucson Botanical Gardens offers a rich environment for learning opportunities for children. Find out more about youth programs, special events and teacher resources.

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View Class Schedule!

Tucson Botanical Gardens offers classes throughout the year for members and nonmembers. View the class schedule and register online. Members receive a 25% discount on all classes!

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Online Registry & Community Resources

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Community Resources

View Southwest Planting Tips by Month

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