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.

Frida & Diego Mexico City Tour


"Frida & Diego Mexico City Tour"

Don’t miss this opportunity to travel to this dynamic city, tour world-class museums, walk through neighborhoods brimming with history and find inspiration in the colors and surroundings that touched the life and work of Frida and Diego.  Travel with confidence knowing that your itinerary has been planned by a professional and every arrangement has been […]

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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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For Teachers


"For Teachers"

The Tucson Botanical Gardens’ diverse plant life provides an ideal platform for strengthening connections between school curricula and the natural world.

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For Families


"For Families"

    Explore the wonders of nature at the Gardens during our Family Fun Days, Summer Camps and other programs.    

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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 20% 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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