Educational Programs

One way Heathcote fulfills its educational mission is by offering classes for children and adults. Check the “News and Events” section of our website for information about these. If we have your email address, we’ll be delighted to add you to our Constant Contact list to receive announcements of upcoming classes.

Adult Education

Throughout the year local experts teach classes on fascinating gardening topics. These have ranged from Butterfly Gardening to Floral Arranging and more. Classes in crafting decorative garden art such as hypertufa pots, concrete leaf forms, and painted bamboo poles have drawn eager learners.

Join us to learn more about enhancing your own garden expertise.


Children’s Education

200-Nan1Educator Nan Billings hosts a variety of learning experiences for children at Heathcote. Schools, day cares, and home school groups can book field trips to Heathcote Botanical Gardens or in-school field trips to your facility.

The program topics range from botany, horticulture, insects, pioneers, and much more. You can even request your own field of study. Programs are interactive and geared to the Sunshine State Standards.

Families can adapt Miss Nan’s educational programs into unique and memorable birthday parties in Heathcote’s beautiful gardens.

When school is out, look for Miss Nan’s exciting summer camp for kids at Heathcote.

Contact Miss Nan for booking information at 772-812-1682 or