December

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees more...
212BOT385AO 12/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

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Knowing a little mycology (the study of fungi) can make you a better mushroom cook. This illustrated talk teaches basic mycology through the lens of your more...
212CKG230O 12/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

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Learn to fashion different types and sizes of wreathes-from those that hang on the wall to those surrounding a candle to bring a soft glow to more...
212CRF194BO 12/02 We 6:00pm-7:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

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Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of more...
212BOT302BO 12/03 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bone
ONLINE

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Learn the techniques and secrets for creating chic, vintage-inspired arrangements in a trendy footed container. Walk through the step-by-step process of crafting a lush, romantic centerpiece. more...
212FDN349O 12/03 Th 10:30am-3:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

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Discover how to design your own terrarium or vivarium with Christopher Satch, plant scientist and award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Through lecture and demonstration, more...
212CRF275O 12/05 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

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Full, lavish arrangements to enhance entrance halls, ballrooms, parties, and hotels are always in demand. Learn the mechanics behind how these dramatic arrangements are designed and more...
212FDN502O 12/05 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
ONLINE

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Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
212FDN243CO 12/08 Tu 11:00am-1:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

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Bring festive and aromatic greenery indoors for the holiday season. From her studio, Diana will demonstrate how to create a tabletop tree using fresh evergreen and more...
212CRF199O 12/12 Sa 1:00pm-2:15pm Conklin
ONLINE

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Create a lush work of embroidery to brighten your home! NYC-based artist Jessica Maffia will explain four ways to transfer a design to fabric. You will more...
212CRF259AO 12/13 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
ONLINE

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Frances Palmer centers her creative life-and daily photo shoots-in an airy studio inside her Connecticut barn. The celebrated potter, gardener, cook and entrepreneur was trained as more...
212LAN265CO 12/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Palmer
ONLINE

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Create a Dutch Masters still-life inspired centerpiece crafted from store-bought seasonal flowers and herbs, including roses, calla lilies, ranunculus, hydrangeas, rosemary, berries, pine, and eucalyptus stems. more...
212FDN320O 12/18 Fr 10:00am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
ONLINE

January

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
It's essential to identify plant diseases before they become widespread in your garden. Explore the basics of disease management, and learn how the principles of Integrated more...
213GAR324BO 01/05 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Prepare for the Core (Basic) and Category 3 (Ornamentals and Turf) exams more...
213HRT357BLS 01/05 Tu 4:15pm-6:45pm Spencer
BLENDED

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Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an more...
213BIL301AO 01/06 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

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Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301CO 01/06 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Explore a holistic approach to keeping trees healthy and vigorous. Topics include more...
213HRT422BLS 01/06 We 1:00pm-3:00pm Cahilly
BLENDED

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Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating more...
213GAR360CO 01/07 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bakshi
ONLINE

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Apply your understanding of contours, perspective, and tone to drawing three distinct types of flowers. The object is to accurately draw a fully toned flowering plant. more...
213BIL303AO 01/08 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm James
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Learn to recognize the characteristics of native and common woody and herbaceous more...
213BOT332BL 01/08 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Slowik
BLENDED

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Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with more...
213LAN100CO 01/09 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of more...
213THR301BO 01/09 Sa 5:00pm-7:30pm Meore
ONLINE

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Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal experts and learn how plants can be used for medicine, more...
213WEL130AO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
Satch
Hill
ONLINE

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Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three more...
213WEL130BO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
213BIL258O 01/10 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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Embroidery is tightly tied to human culture. The earliest known examples-intricately decorated clothes, boots, and hats found in Russia-date back to 30,000 BCE. NYC-based artist Jessica more...
213CRF278BO 01/10 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
ONLINE

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Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of garden design principles that ensure the best layout plan and more...
213GAR222BO 01/10 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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Paleobotany, the study of plant evolution through fossil evidence, gives us insights into Earth's past and present flora. Gain a clearer perception about historical patterns of more...
213BOT434O 01/11 Mo 5:00pm-7:00pm Boyer, Ph.D.
ONLINE

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
213HRT300DO 01/11 Mo 10:30am-12:30pm Kutos
ONLINE

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Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. more...
213BIL302BO 01/12 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm James
ONLINE

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Pen and ink, among the most versatile and useful media, can be used to create high quality, easily reproducible drawings. Learn how to produce different strokes more...
213BIL400BO 01/12 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Morley
ONLINE

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Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include more...
213GAR302O 01/12 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to nurture the soil so it can sustain your plants. Go beyond basic soil chemistry, by understanding the ionic exchange capacities of soil, as more...
213HRT302O 01/12 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Lozefski
ONLINE

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Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and more...
213LAN311BO 01/12 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
ONLINE

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It's essential to identify plant diseases before they become widespread in your garden. Explore the basics of disease management, and learn how the principles of Integrated more...
213GAR324O 01/13 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Through a series of design assignments, learn how to prepare planting plans for a variety of projects. Explore the significance of site conditions as well as more...
213LAN403O 01/13 We 2:00pm-5:00pm Ellickson
ONLINE

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Gardens can be catalysts for learning, health, inclusion, and therapy. Gain the knowledge, expertise, and tools to create, renovate, and evaluate both interior and exterior spaces more...
213THR408O 01/13 We 5:30pm-8:00pm Minich
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an more...
213BIL301BO 01/14 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
A professional online presence is the key to growing your business. In this hands-on class, you will build a simple website (no coding required!) to showcase more...
213BIL395O 01/14 Th 5:00pm-7:20pm Thompson
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Learn the basic techniques of winter tree identification using dormant-season characteristics. Buds, more...
213HRT440BL 01/14 Th 1:00pm-4:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
213HRT321PBL 01/15 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the critical components for compiling accurate estimates for landscape projects, including materials, labor, overhead, and contingencies. Learn how to use estimates to stay profitable and more...
213LAN380O 01/15 Fr 10:00am-12:15pm Eckerson
ONLINE

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Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: basic skills for developing professional landscape plans, making base plans from more...
213LAN427O 01/15 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Einhorn
ONLINE

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Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We more...
213WEL215BO 01/15 Fr 7:00pm-8:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

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Get a solid grounding in the basic plant body, from the cell to the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits. We will discuss the base-level chemistry more...
213BOT315AO 01/19 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Alim
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
213FDN243DO 01/19 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture. This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of more...
213HRT301PO 01/19 Tu 2:00pm-5:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
213LAN301FO 01/20 We 9:30am-12:30pm McDowell
ONLINE

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Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known more...
213BOT308BO 01/21 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Holmes
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
When the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill more...
213CKG247 01/21 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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Some 33 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents tout it as a safe, effective treatment for symptoms of cancer, HIV, MS, Parkinson's, and more...
213WEL128O 01/22 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
212HRT300EO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a Purple Coneflower from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay a more...
213BIL253O 01/23 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

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For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for more...
213BOT346CO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

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Fresh from the release of her new book, The Complete Book of Ferns, Mobee Weinstein- NYBG's Foreman of Gardeners for Outdoor Gardens-will show you how to more...
213CRF215O 01/23 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture. This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of more...
213HRT301CO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
213HRT321CBL 01/23 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm Bishop
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411AO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Storrs
ONLINE

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Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in a physical rehabilitation setting. Explore the team treatment process and learn about the various more...
213THR403BO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Wichrowski
ONLINE

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This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an emphasis on correct body posture and spinal alignment. Students become relaxed, physically stronger, and more...
213WEL102BO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-11:00am ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover how to create your own aromatic mini-garden with fresh herbs that you can enjoy year-round. Find out which herbs are easiest to maintain, which grow more...
213WEL130CO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

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Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees more...
213BOT385BO 01/24 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

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Early winter is when citrus is at its juiciest. Learn how to preserve these fruits and savor their tangy flavor throughout the year. Cornell-trained master food more...
213CKG249O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

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Bring wintry flair into your home. Fashion an elegant and textural arrangement using a mix of natural materials such as lichen branches, juniper, quince branches, and more...
213FDN330O 01/24 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Learn how to manage annual and perennial gardens using a variety of more...
213HRT344BL 01/24 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Tarantino
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Cold weather and indoor heat can really take its toll on our skin. We will explore some of the best plant based ingredients for specific skin more...
213WEL168O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Scholl
ONLINE

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Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
213BIL140CO 01/25 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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The role of plant hormones in growth and development is discussed as well as plant movement, water transport through the plant body, and plant metabolism, including more...
213BOT316PO 01/25 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm Alim
ONLINE

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Join the cut flower farming revolution! Discover the basics of how to design, plant, grow, and harvest a cutting garden that will be productive throughout the more...
213HRT142DO 01/25 Mo 6:15pm-8:15pm Breyer
ONLINE

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Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry more...
213FDN300BO 01/26 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

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When James Golden set out to create a wet prairie in western Jersey, he faced heavy clay, standing water, and a derelict woodland. Eschewing traditional approaches, more...
213LAN265DO 01/26 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Golden
ONLINE

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Learn the basic principles of constructing residential landscape features such as walks, steps, simple decks, garden structures, walls, and benches. Study landscape construction standards, techniques, more...
213LAN422O 01/26 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm TBA
ONLINE

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Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave more...
213GAR173AO 01/27 We 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

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Study the entire cannabis growing cycle, including best practices for critical harvest and post-harvest procedures and how artificial lighting and carbon dioxide enrichment can help maximize more...
213HRT156CO 01/27 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Through lectures, laboratories, and field trips, learn how to work with plants more...
213HRT412BL 01/27 We 5:30pm-7:30pm Weinstein
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Using illustrative before and after photos of various projects she has executed throughout her long career, landscape designer Jan Johnsen will share 25 specific tips to more...
213LAN169O 01/27 We 10:00am-12:00pm Johnsen
ONLINE

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Take a deep dive into a hands-on approach to herbal medicine. We'll cover the medicinal properties and uses of close to 100 local or easy-to-source healing more...
213WEL161O 01/27 We 6:00pm-8:45pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for the first session and at Van Cortlandt Park for the second. Registered students will receive login instructions for the online portion. The exact meeting place for the in-person session will be shared more...
213BOT394BL 01/28 Th 10:00am-2:00pm Sadowski
BLENDED

This lecture series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This year's speakers approach the garden from non-traditional perspectives-healing, inclusiveness, and music-that add new layers to our notions of beautiful spaces and the gardening experience.
213GAR801AO 01/28 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Stuart-Smith
Bennett
Weaner
ONLINE

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Distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener Sue Stuart-Smith believes our minds and our gardens interact in ways that can sustain our innermost selves. Her beautifully written UK more...
213GAR801BO 01/28 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Stuart-Smith
ONLINE

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
213HRT300FO 01/28 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411BO 01/28 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301DO 01/29 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

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Explore the versatile and surprisingly low-cost array of body scrubs you can make with a few simple ingredients. Learn which oils are the most emollient, which more...
213WEL156O 01/29 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Peter
ONLINE

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Growing willows will introduce winter color, texture, and functionality to your garden or farm—while also supporting biodiversity. Learn how to grow, care, and harvest shrub willows more...
213CRF265O 01/30 Sa 2:00pm-3:30pm Clark
ONLINE

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Learn how to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest to showcase your work. Define your goals for using social media as a marketing tool, and create more...
213BIL394O 01/31 Su 11:00am-1:30pm Thompson
ONLINE

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Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance, it is possible to succeed. Learn the more...
213GAR317BO 01/31 Su 10:00am-12:40pm Beyers
ONLINE

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Whether you are a budding arborist or weekend woodcutter, knowing how to use your chainsaw safely and maintain it properly are keys to success. This lecture-demonstration more...
213HRT308O 01/31 Su 10:00am-12:10pm Picciano
ONLINE
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