Masterclasses are specialist courses designed to extend your expertise on gardening, plants and all things horticulture. Our Masterclasses put you face-to-face with industry experts from the Botanic Gardens of South Australia, who will share their immense horticultural knowledge and skills.
Masterclasses are open to everyone from home gardeners to those employed in the horticultural field. They are a fantastic professional development opportunity and also make the perfect gift for plant enthusiasts.
Designing with Plants
Date: Tuesday 6 August
Discover how to use plants to create a design that gives your garden the look, feel and personality you want.
Understanding the Language of Plants
Date: Thursday 15 August
Speak Plant! Adaptations like glossy leaves or large veins can tell us what a plant needs, and what you can do to help your plants thrive.
Rooftop Gardens and Green Walls
Date: Tuesday 20 August
Find out how rooftop gardens and green walls can bring life and nature into your small space.
Date: Sunday 25 August
Tour Mount Lofty Botanic Garden and discover insights into our collection of Camellias, Magnolias and Rhododendron.
Masterclass: Advanced Plant Propagation
Dates: Sunday 11 and Thursday 29 August
Dig deeper into advanced propagation techniques from seed to stem.
Workshop: Demystifying Orchids
Date: Sunday 8 September
Learn how to propagate and grow your own orchids - it's easier than you think.
Date: Tuesdays 10, 17 and 24 September
Immerse yourself in nature and practice your skills of observation in this therapeutic and creative drawing workshop.
Exploring Chinese and Japanese Garden Design
Date: Thursday 12 September
Oriental Gardens are beautiful, serene places. Learn how to create your own Oriental garden using Australian plants and resources.
Masterclass: Plant Propagation
Dates: Sunday 22 September
Discover how to succeed with seedlings, take cuttings of rare plants and save money!
Workshop: Topiary Craft
Dates: Sunday 6 October
Join this practical and hands-on workshop to discover how to grow your own topiary collection.
Masterclass: Australian Native Bonsai
Dates: Sunday 27 October
Learn about the ancient art and science of Bonsai using Australian native plants.
Masterclass: The Art of Bonsai
Dates: Sunday 10 November
Learn about the ancient art and science of Bonsai.