Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

Adult Workshops

Shangri La’s Adult Workshops are designed for adult life-long learners. Workshops are hosted by Shangri La Gardens’ professional staff and cover a wide variety of topics from gardening, natural history, wildlife and conservation to health and wellness, and more. Workshops are always highly engaging and interactive, with most of them including a hands-on learning experience.

Upcoming Workshops

Winter Blues got you down? Learn how to bring Spring inside, and beat those blues with bulbs! During this hands-on workshop you’ll learn how to plant, grow, and care for a variety of bulbs that are sure to add color and cheer to the season in between. Once the flowers are finished, the bulbs can be transplanted to your garden where they will bloom and multiply year after year. The workshop fee includes all necessary materials, as well as some take-home extras!

Grow your orchid experience with our hands-on repotting workshop. In this workshop our epiphyte experts will lead participants through the steps to successfully grow orchids indoors.  We’ll share tips for ultimate orchid care so your exotic beauty will continue to flourish long after returning home. Then, we’ll demonstrate the steps to re-pot an ever-expanding orchid to ensure optimal growth. An orchid, pot, and potting media are all included in the workshop fee.

Join our very own Greenhouse Manager, Cheryl Farmer, for a creative container gardening workshop. We’ll explore how to choose the perfect containers, potting mix, and plants for phenomenal gardening success. We’ll share how to transform your outdoor space into a patio paradise, featuring the stunning ornamental plant display put together in this workshop! The workshop fee includes an ornamental plant to take home, and all other necessary supplies.