Classes for Adults

Classes for Adults

Sketching Pumpkins and Gourds

  • Saturday, October 12, 1pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $24; Nonmember $29
  • Debby Kaspari, Artist & Illustrator
  • Register by September 30   
  • REGISTER HERE

Enjoy our largest annual public festival by immersing yourself in a sketch-drawing workshop. Begin with a group instructional warmup session, and then stroll into Pumpkinville to discover your own pumpkins and gourds to draw. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own watercolors, colored pencils, markers, etc. 

SAVE THE DATE

Thought Leader Series with Benjamin Vogt, Ph.D: Reprairie Suburbia:
Creating a Drought Tolerant & Low Maintenance Pollinator Garden

Learn how to find the right native plants for your landscape, strategies to design a space that is functional as well as beautiful year-round, and a season-by-season guide on management to keep pollinators and neighbors happy. We will cover a plethora of resources and specific plants, construct a sample plan, and explore successful examples of urban lawn-to-prairie conversions that avoid city weed control. Pre-registration encouraged, but not required at myriadgardens.org. In addition, local landscape architect, Connie Scothorn will be on-hand signing copies of her new book, Oklahoma Plants: A Guide to Designing Landscapes to Attract Birds & Butterflies.

Flower Garden Planning

  • Tuesday, November 19, 6:30pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • M $14; NM $19
  • Elia Woods, CommonWealth Urban Farms
  • Register by November, 15
  • REGISTER HERE

Prepare to fill your home with beautiful flowers this upcoming year! Learn about the easiest flowers to grow in OKC. Also, discover how to design and prepare your garden bed, discuss seeds vs. transplants, annuals vs. perennials, and explore the benefits of trellising and succession planting,

Holiday Workshop: Living Wreaths (Succulents)

  • Saturday, November 23, 1pm REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, November 23, 3pm REGISTER HERE
  • The Garden Classroom
  • M $75; NM $85
  • Roberta Rowland, Myriad Botanical Gardens, Conservatory Manager
  • Register by October 31

Design a fantastic, modern succulent wreath in this seasonal, hands-on workshop. Specialized instruction will lead you to create a beautiful 18-22” wreath fit to adorn any holiday display. Succulent wreaths perform best indoors.

Holiday Workshop: Living Wreaths (Evergreens)

  • Friday, December 6, 6:30pm REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, December 7, 10am REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, December 7, 1pm REGISTER HERE
  • The Garden Classroom
  • M $45; NM $55
  • Kaitlin Bacon, Scissortail Park, Horticulturist
  • Register by December 2

Design a fantastic, modern evergreen wreath in this seasonal, hands-on workshop. Specialized instruction will lead you to create a beautiful 18-22” wreath fit to adorn any holiday display. Evergreen wreaths are suited for indoor or outdoor displays. 

Gingerbread House Decoration

  • Thursday, December 12, 6:30pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • M $39; NM $45
  • Lily Peppers, Myriad Botanical Gardens, Youth & School’s Program Coordinator
  • Register by December 1  
  • REGISTER HERE

‘Tis the season to decorate a beautiful gingerbread house.  All supplies provided, including gingerbread structure, frosting, candies for decorating and a little learning as well.

The Gift of Botanical Drawings

  • Saturday, December 14, 3pm
  • The Garden Classroom & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
  • M $29; NM $34
  • Debby Kaspari, Artist & Illustrator
  • Register by December 1    
  • REGISTRATION HERE

Escape the winter by immersing yourself in drawing holiday card gifts with pencil, cardstock paper, and white compressed charcoal. Begin with a group instructional warmup session, and then stroll into the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory to discover your own spaces and subjects to draw.