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Gardening, Horticulture and Nature Classes

Gardening and Horticulture classes at Lauritzen Gardens are sure to bring education and inspiration to your day.  


All About Oaks 

Discovery tour
Saturday, October 14; 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Guided by the garden's director of conservation, Jim Locklear, this walking tour will have you winding through the woodland trail as you learn about the ecology of the garden's native oak-hickory forest. Then, journey to other beautiful garden areas to view and learn about even more oak species in the garden's collection. 

Instructor/Tour Guide: Jim Locklear, director of conservation 

$10, free to garden members (registration is required) 




Registration and Cancellation Information 

Click here to register online. Programs fill quickly and classes are subject to minimum and maximum enrollment. Payment must be processed for a roster slot to be held. Registration for nature experiences must be completed at least three days in advance of the class. Individuals that attend a workshop without paying the registrar (not the instructor) in advance, will be charged a $5 fee in addition to the cost of the workshop.  For more information, please contact Gabrielle Domenge-Geiger at or (402) 346-4002, ext. 263.   


After Registration 
Participants should dress accordingly for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. It is recommended that registrants arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program, doors or gates may be locked once a registrant is more than 15 minutes late. Upon arrival at the garden, participants should check in at the admission desk. Program registration includes admission to the garden for the entire day of the program. All supplies are included for each program, unless otherwise indicated.


Refunds and Cancellations 


         If a registration for a program must be canceled, registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least one week before the program.  

         Refunds/credits will not be provided for cancellations within one week of the start of the program or for participants that are late to a program.  

         Programs may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. If a program is canceled, participants will be contacted by phone or email as early as possible. A full refund will be given in the event that Lauritzen Gardens cancels a program.  

         Programs will run as scheduled, regardless of weather, unless participants are contacted by Lauritzen Gardens staff by phone or email. In case of severe weather, participants should call (402) 346-4002, ext. 201 (ext. 250 on the weekend) to check the status of the program. 





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