Adult Programs


If you have any questions, please contact our Education Department at 716.827.1584 ext. 730

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from $18.00 Horticulture I
Garden Members $108/series, $18/class

General Public $138/series, $23/class

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is an inspiring place to learn about horticulture. Horticulture I, a Horticulture Certificate Series, will start September 8 and run through October 20. These classes are two hours long from 11am through 1pm and will be taught by Horticulturist and Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional (CNLP), David Clark. David creates a very lively and energetic atmosphere for both novice and advanced gardeners.

David Clark, Horticulturist and CNLP, returns to the Botanical Gardens to teach enlightening Horticulture Certificate Programs, starting with Horticulture I. David is a dynamic instructor with a wealth of knowledge. He is fast becoming one of the country’s noted garden speakers. His classes are very popular as he conveys subject matter with infectious enthusiasm. These classes are great for beginners who would like to learn more about gardening as well as for experts looking to refine their skills.Those who complete each series will be presented with a certificate of completion. Please see the class syllabus online for more details.

Horticulture I includes six classes and topics in this series are: 

Horticulture I
HCP 101 - September 8 - Botany 101
HCP 102 - September 15 - Plant Propagation
HCP 103 - September 29 - Pest Management and Disease
HCP 104 - October 6 - Shrubs and Trees (Includes a tree tour!)
HCP 105 - October 13 - Annuals and Perennials
HCP 106 - October 20 - Garden Design

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Gentle Hatha Yoga & Gentle Power Flow Yoga/Pilates
Summer 2018 - Greetings fellow yogis.  Due to an unscheduled but necessary surgery, I have had to cancel the remainder of our summer session. Those of you who have paid for the ten weeks can use your credit anytime for classes at the gardens or my other locations. Those of you using your BCBS benefit can continue to use in the fall. Watch my website at for updates on all my classes. I will miss seeing you all but look forward to being healthy and ready to resume our practice in the fall. - Leanne

Fall 2018 - NEW DATES! September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28

Gentle Hatha Yoga - 5:30-6:45pm
Gentle stretches to warm up joints and muscles, postures designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and time for relaxation and meditation. Suitable for all but especially students with injuries or limitations.

Gentle Power Flow Yoga/Pilates - 7:00-8:15pm
More vigorous featuring relaxation, warm up stretches, series of sequences including sun salutation, moon salutation and warrior and triangle and Pilates postures designed to build strength, endurance, and body heat.  

Spring, Summer & Fall - $100 per 10 week series or $15 per class

Free to eligible BlueCross BlueShield of WNY members
Led by Leanne Oldenbrook from Oasis Yoga and Wellness (Crescent Moon Yoga). Register for one or all sessions, contact Leanne at 864.1194 or or online

"Thank you so much for the opportunity to do yoga in our beautiful botanical gardens!  I'm new to this awesome experience and Leanne your class is wonderful!!" - Kathy

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