GET TOGETHER AT THE GARDEN
Adult Group Programs
Explore More, Together!
Whether you are a garden club, a church class, or just a bunch of friends who want to get together to do something fun, your group can plan an educational outing at the Garden.
Looking for corporate programs? Head to our Corporate Opportunities page to learn more.
Programs usually last 45 minutes, with additional time allowed for questions. Garden staff can be scheduled to speak to groups on a wide variety of topics. See the suggestions below, or call with a suggestion.
• On-site talks $75
• Off-site talks $100
• $150 for evening and weekend programs
Call 901-636-4128 for pricing outside Shelby County.
Plant Society Partners receive a $10 discount on Garden Talks.
Each program lasts 90 minutes depending on the workshop and can be scheduled daily, Monday through Friday. There is a minimum of ten participants. Pricing varies according to program needs and supplies.
Garden Workshop Programs include:
Staff or docent-led tours of the Garden can be arranged for your group. Tours last approximately an hour and focus on the general history of the Garden with its 30 different display gardens and collections.
Groups pay Garden admission plus $45 fee for each private tour guide. Each guide can handle approximately 20 people. Admission discount available for groups over 20.
Plant Society Partners receive a $10 discount on the guide fee.
Note: If your group has members who cannot manage an hour of walking, a seven-passenger tram is available for an additional $20 fee.
The following special Garden tours are also available and can be tailored to the interests of your group:
If you have any questions or would like additional information about Adult Group Programs, please reach out
Laurie Williams, Adult Education Department, at 901-636-4128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.