June

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Don't let a lack of sun cast a shadow on your garden! Find out which plants thrive in shady conditions while bringing charm and color. You'll more...
204GAR142O 06/06 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Ballato
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...
204GAR301DO 06/06 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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...
204WEL215O 06/09 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Paswater
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...
204HRT301BO 06/11 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Paltseva
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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...
204FDN349O 06/12 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less more...
204CKG200AO 06/13 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

June 13
Gardens tucked into roofs and balconies beautify our urban mosaic and connect us to nature. But every urban terrace gardener knows the more...
204GAR226AO 06/13 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Marsh
Satch
Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a day lily more...
204BIL228O 06/14 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
204FDN308BO 06/15 Mo 11:00am-1:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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...
204BOT308AO 06/16 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Barnes
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 from designer Nsombi Woodson. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get more...
204FDN243CO 06/17 We 4:30pm-6:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
You loved her recent New Yorker covers! Award-winning artist and seasoned educator Jenny Kroik is known for the loosely rendered, evocative scenes she describes as "very more...
204CRF227AO 06/18 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Kroik
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of more...
204WEL134BO 06/20 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
204BIL140DO 06/22 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Revel in summer's bounty while learning how to layer watercolor, colored pencil, and watercolor pencil to create rich color, detail, and form. You'll experiment with a more...
204BIL483O 06/23 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Hollender
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 from designer Nsombi Woodson. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get more...
204FDN243DO 06/23 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

One of three styles of origami, kusudama was inspired by the patterns made from herbs and flowers in Japanese medicine balls. Experience the meditative quality of more...
204CRF222AO 06/24 We 11:00am-1:00pm Adia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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...
204CKG230O 06/25 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives more...
204FDN306CO 06/25 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Edinger
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...
204BIL239O 06/27 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

July

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 emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.
more...
211BIL301A 07/06 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Nemergut
NYBG

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

This class is a prerequisite for all more...
211BIL301IA 07/06 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Nemergut
NYBG

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 and howto create tone by using stipple, line, and crosshatch techniques.
more...
211BIL400 07/06 Mo 10:00am-4:30pm Morley
NYBG

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 while composing beautiful, balanced creations. $245 materials fee.

Required Text:
Principles of Floral Design, Pat more...
211FDN300I 07/06 Mo 10:00am-5:00pm Cawley
NYBG

SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM
July 6-August 7
In just five weeks, you can complete all classroom credits toward the NYBG Certificate, so you can get started on your internship requirement ASAP. Working one-on-one with floral design professionals, you'll create dozens of more...
211FDN950 07/06 Mo 10:00am-5:00pm NYBG

SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM
July 6–24
Fast-track your NYBG Gardening Certificate this summer! In just three short weeks, you'll complete over 25% of all course work required for the Certificate, giving you a solid base in the principles of environmentally sound more...
211GAR950 07/06 Mo 9:00am-4:00pm NYBG

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment. more...
211LAN311C 07/06 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
MDTN

SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM
July 6–August 7

In five weeks, earn more than 25% of the course hours required for the NYBG Certificate in Landscape Design. Interactive classes with top landscape architects, designers, guest lecturers, plus trips to historic sites, more...
211LAN960 07/06 Mo 9:00am-5:00pm NYBG

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 emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.
more...
211BIL301B 07/07 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
MDTN

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

This class is a prerequisite for all more...
211BIL301IB 07/07 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
MDTN

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 production, root initiation, stem and leaf cuttings, and layering. Materials included. Prerequisite: Introduction to more...
211HRT411C 07/07 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Storrs
MDTN

Children and adolescents with special needs are the focus of this course. Gain an understanding of the causes and characteristics of various developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Learn to implement horticultural therapy for a wide variety of goals more...
211THR402 07/07 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm D'Amico
NYBG

When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of nature, the mind naturally becomes quiet and peaceful. You'll learn basic meditation techniques to help you slow down and awaken your senses. Our instructors draw from the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, as well more...
211WEL145B 07/07 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Soma
NYBG

Fifteen minutes is all it takes for a stylish arrangement that will transform your table! Working with a variety of seasonal flowers, you'll learn how to execute simple yet impactful designs that are versatile, sophisticated, and eco-friendly. Take home one more...
211FDN203C 07/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
MDTN

Learn to navigate the bustling New York flower district! Discover where to get the best flowers and hard goods from the pros. Your confirmation letter will include where we will meet in the flower district. Lunch is not included. Dress more...
211FDN400B 07/08 We 9:00am-12:30pm Edinger
OFS

Become familiar with the identification, culture, and landscape use of annuals and select tender perennials. Review major groups of common species as well as more unusual types. Learn how to choose low-maintenance plants, and review the scientific and common names more...
211HRT341A 07/08 We 10:30am-12:30pm Ruggiero
NYBG

Historical bartenders and modern mixologists have long used a great variety of herbal and botanical ingredients to add flavor, body, and visual flair to drinks. Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures more...
211CKG240B 07/09 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Freeman
MDTN

There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, and various foliages. Topics include the special handling needs of many flower types. Take more...
211FDN308I 07/09 Th 10:00am-5:00pm Gilbert
NYBG

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color more...
211FDN306I 07/10 Fr 10:00am-5:00pm Woodson
NYBG

Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the beautiful colors and unique details of a different botanical subject. Plant materials will be provided by more...
211BIL219A 07/11 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Di Costanzo
MDTN

Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! We will focus on the seven plant families most common to the Northeastern United States and the more...
211BOT308B 07/11 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Holmes
MDTN

A world without trees is hard to envision, but a reality eons ago. What did Earth's first trees look like, and how have trees changed overtime? This course examines the evolution of arborescence, from the first fossil trees in the more...
211BOT311 07/11 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Boyer, Ph.D.
NYBG

Activities analysis explores the various aspects of horticultural therapy activities as they relate to both client and administrative needs. Each activity is analyzed in an effort to structure activities that can achieve measurable clinical outcomes. Learn to develop a needs more...
211THR407 07/11 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Jaroslow
NYBG

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 while composing beautiful, balanced creations. $245 materials fee.

Required Text:
Principles of Floral Design, Pat more...
211FDN300D 07/13 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Woodson
MDTN

The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles expands your design options, evokes specific moods, and helps create the perfect setting. $245 more...
211FDN302I 07/13 Mo 10:00am-5:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

In just three weeks, take the first three required classes in NYBG's Floral Design Certificate Program at our Midtown Center and gain the key skills needed to create a wide variety of floral designs.

Our instructors are floral design professionals more...
211FDN955 07/13 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm MDTN

The focus of this course is on color theory and application. Colored pencil line and tone can be applied to look like either drawing or painting, a versatility that makes it an enjoyable medium for creating botanical artwork. Learn how more...
211BIL415A 07/14 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
NYBG

This course is also required for the Horticultural Therapy Certificate.
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 grow.Students learn more...
211GAR301E 07/14 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Grossman
MDTN

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 using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for more...
211THR301C 07/14 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Meore
NYBG

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 using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for more...
211THR301IC 07/14 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Meore
NYBG

The focus of this individualized intensive training is on physical medicine and rehabilitation. We'll discuss the history and philosophy of the program, and how the therapist functions within a healthcare team. Participate in horticulture treatment sessions that deal with patient more...
211THR525 07/14 Tu 9:00am-2:30pm Wichrowski
OFS

The fascinating lives of bats are revealed courtesy of J. Alan Clark, Ph.D., co-author of Bats in the Bronx, a recent study of five local bat species. After brief lecture, we will venture onto NYBG's grounds using handheld equipment to more...
211NAT329A 07/15 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Clark, Ph. D.
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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...
211BOT308BO 07/16 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Barnes
ONLINE

Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring landscapes, these combinations are far from random, and are often dictated by complex factors, which limit or encourage the growth of particular plants. In this workshop you will more...
211HRT140A 07/17 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Arcate Schuler
NYBG

Rosemary, basil, sage, and lavender, all members of the mint family, are known for their fragrance, flavor, and medicinal value. Create a lovely study page of various leaf textures, colors, and shapes, featuring their unique square stems and diminutive, delicate more...
211BIL491 07/18 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Jess
MDTN

Natural wines are a booming industry-with new environmentally conscious winemakers cropping up and natural wine fairs attracting thousands of interested consumers. In this class, we'll rediscover wine in its true nature-made in an eco-friendly and healthy way. Through tastings and more...
211CKG217 07/18 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Arbor
NYBG

Create a soundscape that gives voice to the natural world. Composer Angélica Negrón,who created an immersive choral experience in the Thain Family Forest last fall, will show you howto combine sounds to capture a sense of place. Learn to record more...
211CRF260 07/18 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Negron
NYBG

Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and gorgeous—and discover techniques for ensuring that your plants thrive in all four seasons.

211GAR327B 07/18 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Beyers
MDTN

Learn how to naturally care for hair from the inside out! Join Herbalist Karine Gordineer as she shares which nutrients and vitamins are essential and how herbs can help nourish our hair. In this hands-on workshop, you will make a more...
211WEL160 07/18 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Gordineer
NYBG

Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less sugar and no additives or pectin. You'll come away with the techniques and recipes more...
211CKG200B 07/19 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
NYBG

Become familiar with the identification, culture, and landscape use of annuals and select tender perennials. Review major groups of common species as well as more unusual types. Learn how to choose low-maintenance plants, and review the scientific and common names more...
211HRT341B 07/19 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Simeone
NYBG

The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles expands your design options, evokes specific moods, and helps create the perfect setting. $245 more...
211FDN302B 07/20 Mo 10:30am-3:00pm Gilbert
MDTN

Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping to create corsages and boutonnieres with fresh flowers, ribbons, and bows. Advance to the more...
211FDN304I 07/20 Mo 10:00am-5:00pm Woodson
NYBG

Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and private homes. Learn the diagnostic criteria for major psychiatric conditions, including anxiety, mood, psychotic, cognitive, and substance abuse disorders. Review actual more...
211THR404 07/20 Mo 10:00am-3:30pm Backus
NYBG

Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop! Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and more...
211WEL134C 07/21 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Basch
MDTN

It takes some finesse, but we can help you build your confidence and ability with microscopes to view a variety of fungi and plant material. We'll show you how to adjust and calibrate the eyepiece, focus on both thick and more...
211BOT398 07/23 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Sadowski
MDTN

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 little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
211LAN100B 07/23 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm Beyers
MDTN

Learn to navigate the bustling New York flower district! Discover where to get the best flowers and hard goods from the pros. Your confirmation letter will include where we will meet in the flower district. Lunch is not included. Dress more...
211FDN400I 07/24 Fr 10:00am-5:00pm Gilbert
NYBG

"Put up" your peaches using time-honored canning techniques for three preparations that will extend the bounty of your favorite stone fruits long after summer is gone. Create a compote to top your summer desserts; prepare for fall with warming spices; more...
211CKG231 07/25 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
NYBG

Celebrated artist/designer Sourabh Gupta fashions high-end flowers and botanical sculptures from paper, metal, and other everyday materials. Recently, his work has graced the pages of The New York Times and Elle Magazine, the walls of the Bolton Historical Museum, and more...
211CRF232 07/25 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Gupta
NYBG

Light fundamentally influences the mood and composition of your photos. Explore how to make the best use of different kinds of natural light by optimizing your camera settings, consciously choosing what time of day you shoot, and using shadows, a more...
211GWP238 07/25 Sa 4:30pm-7:30pm Stern
NYBG

Apply Botanical Drawing I skills and techniques to simple relevant subjects. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. Learn to translate color into black and white, and create the illusion of depth and space in more...
211BIL302C 07/27 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Nemergut
NYBG

Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping to create corsages and boutonnieres with fresh flowers, ribbons, and bows. Advance to the more...
211FDN304B 07/27 Mo 10:30am-3:00pm Fletcher
MDTN

Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including aisle and altar designs, pew arrangements, and banquet table centerpieces. Work with a remarkable array of flowers, foliage, and fabrics to create captivating garlands and columns. Discussions include more...
211FDN305I 07/27 Mo 10:00am-5:00pm Woodson
NYBG

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 form and structure. Learn about the relationships between appearance and function, ecology, systematics, and more...
211HRT300F 07/27 Mo 6:00pm-8:40pm Grossman
MDTN

Learn the identification, classification, and culture of houseplants, greenhouse, and conservatory plants. Major plant groups to be studied include aroids, bromeliads, Marantaceae, and other ornamentaltropical plants grown indoors.Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Required Text
Clark, G.
Indoor Plants: The more...
211HRT361 07/28 Tu 4:30pm-7:00pm Lieberman
NYBG

Emerging research suggests that mushrooms maybe beneficial for brain and nerve health. Discover the properties of different species and learn where medicinal mushrooms occur locally. We'll also discuss how fungi have been used to clean up toxins in the environment more...
211WEL181B 07/28 Tu 11:00am-12:30pm Michelotti
NYBG

Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy activities. Design and construct adaptive tools and assistive devices through problem-solving activities. Expand your plant-selecting skills for specific therapeutic programming needs as you explore the collections and gardens more...
211THR406A 07/29 We 10:00am-3:30pm Beirne
D'Amico
NYBG

Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy activities. Design and construct adaptive tools and assistive devices through problem-solving activities. Expand your plant-selecting skills for specific therapeutic programming needs as you explore the collectionsand gardens at more...
211THR406IA 07/29 We 10:00am-3:30pm D'Amico
Beirne
NYBG

Florists and floral designers who want long-lasting, gorgeous interior plantings won't want to miss this unique class from florist, horticulturist, and indoor plant expert Chris Raimondi. In this class, Chris shares essential horticulture practices for proper selection and maintenance of more...
211FDN310I 07/30 Th 10:00am-5:00pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

Explore how to grow plants without soil using hydroponics, which promotes fast growth and requires less water and space than conventional gardens. You'll learn what systems work best, which plants to choose, and how to makesure they get proper nutrition. more...
211HRT141 07/30 Th 6:15pm-8:15pm Kutz
Lodvikov
NYBG

Hands-on healing and learning through horticulture takes place at The Hort's GreenHouse program on Rikers Island. Designed and built by individuals who are incarcerated and their instructors, the garden features a native woodland, nursery, and vegetable and herb gardens. HSNY's more...
211THR537 07/31 Fr 6:30am-1:00pm Krus, HTR
OFS
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