Tuesdays, August 26 - September 23
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 - 9 p.m.
Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal. With the focus on trees native to Georgia, students draw leaves and branches, tree trunks and bark, tree bases and roots, and tree structures and shapes. Join this fun and life-affirming art class. More Information
The secret to any successful garden is good soil. While it may not be a glamorous topic, soil preparation is the key task for any gardener. Learn how to select the appropriate soil amendments and fertilizers needed to maintain good garden soil. Take this class before you condemn another plant to a short life in poor soil! More Information
Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that perform well through Georgia's autumn months and learn techniques for a delicious harvest up to and beyond the first frost. More Information
Growing your vegetables from seed can be a fun and empowering experience. Learn seed sowing and transplanting techniques, as well as after-care tips for cool weather annuals, herbs and vegetables. Students leave with a complete autumn garden. More Information
First, Second OR Third Tuesdays, May - October
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join Atlanta’s finest farm-to-table chefs for an intimate culinary experience in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen. Learn from the best as these astonishing chefs prepare a four-part tasting menu with food freshly-harvested from the Edible Garden. More Information
Saturday, September 6 OR October 18
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Now is the time to think about keeping bees this year. This is an information-gathering class to find out about the feasibility of urban/suburban beekeeping in the area. Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started. More Information
Discover the many delicious sides of chocolate. Taste a variety of cocoa powders, cocoa butter, and chocolate bars and watch Chance Claar-Pressley demonstrate how to transofrm these base ingredients into chocolate syrup, frozen mochas, mint-infused ganache for truffles, nd raw cacao energy bars. More Information
Chefs from Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood restaurants provide the rare opportunity to learn how they create their signature dishes. Enjoy a fun evening in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen dining, sipping, and chatting as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of dishes you know and love! More Information
Learn from an Atlanta expert how to care for and prune your Japanese Maple tree. This class will cover the selection, planting, and care of Japanese Maples, with an emphasis on basic pruning techniques. More Information
Saturdays, September 20 - November 22
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance. Cultivate your mental focus and physical strength in an enchanting garden setting. More Information
Tuesdays, September 30 - October 28
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 - 9 p.m.
The ink medium has been traditionally used to illustrate drawings and professional reproductions of plants, especially for books and publications. Fine, acid-free paper and archival inks using pens with a variety of point sizes are essential for creating high quality renderings in fine line pen. More Information
Preserve the flavors of autumn in a jar in this hands-on class. Discover the time-honored tools and techniques of home canning and jam making. Walk away with canning confidence, countless ideas and a jar of apple butter jam. More Information
Did you know there are 30 documented species of amphibians living in and around our Atlanta neighborhoods? Learn how to identify the amphibian species hiding under the rocks, logs and in the water all around us. Anyone interested in local frogs and salamanders, and learning how to identify frog calls is encouraged to attend. More Information
Now is the time to prepare for fall and winter pruning. Proper pruning ensures your plants will be their healthiest and look their best from season to season. Learn all manner of pruning methods including tree and shrub pruning and fall cutbacks along with the proper timing for these techniques. More Information
Transform your pies from good to gourmet by learning how to make pie crust from scratch and incorporating decorating techniques. This hands-on class covers a roll out crust, cream cheese pastry for tassies and tartlets, decorative individual apple pies, chess pie and cranberry tarts. Leave with a few tricks up your sleeve that will make holiday baking easy as pie! More Information
Tuesdays, November 4 - December 2
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The summer growing season culminates in the fall harvest, when a bounty of fruits and vegetables spill out of the cornucopia reminding us of what the earth provides. In this class students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/ or black and white mediums. More Information
Give family and friends unique botanical cards. Bring live holiday plants and cuttings, such as evergreens, holly leaves, berries and poinsettias; also bring black cards and envelopes, color pencils and drawing materials, 12" metal ruler, #11 Exacto knife and two 14"x17" gray chipboards. More Information