Educational Resources

Certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration
The Corcoran College of Art + Design in collaboration with the U.S. Botanic Garden offer a certificate in botanical art and illustration. This program provides an in-depth focus on the traditions, techniques and history of botanical art and illustration.

Botanical Partners on the Mall
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany and the U.S. Botanic Garden are botanical partners on the National Mall. As such, we collaborate on a number of projects related to exhibits, research and plants.

Teaching Landscape for Life
Landscape for Life includes a complete kit of teaching resources that can be used to conduct classes in sustainable home gardening. Materials available include a downloadable, illustrated teacher's manual and four slide presentations that illustrate the curriculum.

North American Orchid Conservation Center
The North American Orchid Conservation Center is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden that will join public and private organizations to conserve, cultivate and restore North America's native orchids.