Educator Workshops and Open House
Powell Gardens hosts more than 5,000 students on field trips every year. Don't let your students miss out on this learning experience in a setting they will love. At Powell Gardens' Educator Open House, you would see what field trips at Powell Gardens are all about. Take a trip around the Gardens through the lens of our Youth Education staff. We lead you through our most popular programs and take you on a tour through the Heartland Harvest Garden, the nation's largest edible landscape.
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Jump Start Your Schoolyard Garden, 9 a.m.-noon, Sat. April 5
Schoolyard gardens open up endless avenues for curriculum connections from math and science to literature and art. Plus, edible gardens allow for health and nutrition lessons, too. Teachers attending the workshop will participate in a variety of in-class and outdoor experiences designed to jump start learning around your schoolyard garden. Learn gardening tips and tricks from our trained horticulture staff and leave with a variety of seeds and themed planting plans. Enjoy lunch (included) at Café Thyme after the workshop. (Please indicate lunch choice upon registration.) More details and registration.
Powell Gardens offers a number of adult classes on gardening topics and botanical arts, many are useful to the classroom teacher. Check out our current listing.