Garden Lessons

Invite the Civic Garden Center to your garden for a botanical education program! We offer classes for all students of all ages and programs for summer camps. Lessons are aligned with Ohio Revised Science Standards. Below is a sampling of our botanical education programs, click on the links to view an outline of the lesson.

  • Each 30 minute program costs $25
  • Programs are designed for 30 students or less
  • We service gardens within I-275
  • Programs are held outdoors and will be rescheduled in the case of inclement weather (i.e. excessive heat, wind advisory, heavy rain, lightning, etc.)

Contact: Mary Dudley,

Garden Lessons for the Fall Season

Soil & Compost
Plant Adaptations

Garden Lessons for the Spring Season

Life Cycles
Native Ecosystems (COMING SOON!)
  • Grades PreK- 1: Exploring Nature
  • Grades 2 & 3: Garden Habitats
  • Grades 4- 6: Local Ecosystems