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, Art, Nature and Ecology.

UA Science Cafés @ the Gardens

"UA Science Cafés @ the Gardens"

Science Café @ the Garden Sponsored by the College of Science, this series of public talks, given by University of Arizona professors and graduate students bring the community together in a casual setting to learn about the latest research being conducted. You can get to know the faces behind the science, have opportunities to ask […]

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Urban Forestry Certificate Program

"Urban Forestry Certificate Program"

The Urban Forestry Certification Program was developed with support from the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management to train citizens of southern Arizona to become better stewards of our urban forests.  Homeowners and citizen stewards are invited to participate at any level to support overall care of our community trees.  This program also offers […]

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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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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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NOTICE: Origami Lecture Originally Scheduled on Thursday, February 22 6-7:30 pm has been cancelled.


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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