July

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Make a great first impression by creating a welcoming entry garden for your home. Learn how to design a stylish front garden. Review examples that work more...
221GAR326BO 07/31 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

August

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City terraces are exposed to difficult growing conditions that create microclimates out of sync with the planting zone found on the ground, and plantings in containers more...
221GAR226FO 08/01 Su 9:30am-11:30am Wright
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...
221HRT300FO 08/01 Su 10:30am-12:30pm Alvarez
ONLINE

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This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
221BIL140EO 08/02 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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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...
221BIL301CO 08/03 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
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...
221BOT308EO 08/03 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
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...
221THR301CO 08/03 Tu 9:00am-11:30am Meore
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...
221FDN243EO 08/04 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

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This class introduces basic garden design principles using the interplay of structural features, plant characteristics, and site assessment. Learn to creatively combine trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, more...
221GAR342BO 08/04 We 9:00am-11:30am Beyers
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...
221HRT156BO 08/04 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

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Did you know that Blue Jays can mimic the cry of a Red-tailed Hawk? Train your ear to find them as well as other talented mimics, more...
221NAT341CO 08/04 We 10:00am-1:00pm Chaya
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.
Chanterelles, Milk Caps, Black Trumpets, Boletes of all kinds, and many more...
221BOT356BL 08/05 Th 10:00am-2:00pm Sadowski
OFS-BL

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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...
221FDN502BO 08/05 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
ONLINE

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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 more...
221GAR327CO 08/05 Th 9:00am-11:00am Marsh
ONLINE

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Whether you have a terrace, rooftop, or tiny backyard, learn how to grow the most veggies in the space you have. Discover the best practices for more...
221GAR330CO 08/05 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Novak
ONLINE

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This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
221BIL145EO 08/06 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

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Did you know there are over 200 tree species growing on the streets of Manhattan? Learn to distinguish among the five most common genera and pinpoint more...
221BOT223BO 08/06 Fr 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
ONLINE

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Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting the beautiful blooms of the rose of sharon, a type of hibiscus flower. A more...
221BIL266O 08/07 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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Practice techniques learned in Botanical Watercolor I using live subjects such as leaves, stems, and fruit. Emphasis is on realistic portrayal of botanical subjects and traditional more...
221BIL332O 08/07 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm James
ONLINE

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Join us for an introduction to the centuries-old painting methods using egg tempera. We will cover mixing pigments, brush-stroke techniques, scumbling, and glazing. You'll learn how more...
221BIL366O 08/07 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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When the Eastern Woodlands erupt with marvelous edible mushrooms, the picking is great. But too often, the harvest succumbs to rot in your kitchen. In this more...
221CKG246O 08/07 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Bone
ONLINE

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Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her techniques for styling Instagram-worthy photos using dried and fresh flowers, herbs, branches and plants. She'll demonstrate how to curate more...
221FDN312BO 08/07 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

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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...
221HRT301CO 08/07 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

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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...
221LAN100EO 08/07 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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For horticultural therapy to be most effective, activities must be structured so a client's progress can be clearly measured and assessed. Using a variety of activities, more...
221THR407BO 08/07 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

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Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing landscapes and formulate the programmatic and functional requirements of a more...
221LAN401BO 08/09 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Holzman
ONLINE

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Use herbal skills and recipes to treat many of life's little mishaps. Herbalist Dawn Petter will cover which herbs to keep on hand and how best more...
221WEL221O 08/10 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter
ONLINE

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Examine pre-planting procedures, from soil preparation to crop rotation planning. Study the timing and techniques of planting, pest management, and harvest and post-harvest handling. Survey heirloom more...
221GAR431BO 08/11 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Nocera
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.
Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring more...
221HRT353BBL 08/11 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Hoch
BLENDED

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Study the crucial role birds, insects, and bats play in local ecosystems. Using gorgeous photographs taken over years of field study, expert naturalist Alan Wells discusses more...
221NAT325O 08/11 We 10:00am-12:00pm Wells
ONLINE

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Make composition work for you! In this introductory overview, we will focus on a few key principles that will bring strength, balance, and the "wow" factor more...
221BIL156BO 08/12 Th 10:00am-3:00pm Rogers-Knox
ONLINE

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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...
221CRF222BO 08/12 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Ling
ONLINE

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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...
221CRF277CO 08/12 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Kroik
ONLINE

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Learn how native plants enhance gardens and augment biodiversity. Study native herbaceous and woody plants: their identification, habitat, and culture. Hear about the significance of woodland more...
221GAR315CO 08/13 Fr 9:30am-12:00pm Eierman
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...
221BOT346CO 08/14 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

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Gather plants and urban detritus (like rust!) from the surrounding landscape to make beautiful dyes-bright magenta pokeweed, dark black walnut, and rich purple wild grape. more...
221CRF187O 08/14 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Logan
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...
221CRF215O 08/14 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

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Discover how to get the best from a large array of hydrangeas that can bloom multiple times. Find out how to make these rebloomers sing more...
221GAR145O 08/14 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Ballato
ONLINE

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Though graphite is generally considered to be most beneficial in producing sketches or "studies" for more complete drawings and paintings, it can also be used to more...
221BIL370O 08/15 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Rawlins
ONLINE

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Farms and edible gardens are popping up on rooftops across the country. But rooftop, terraces, and balcony spaces have their own unique challenges for soil maintenance, more...
221GAR328BO 08/17 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Novak
ONLINE

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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...
221WEL134BO 08/17 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
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.
Take a guided summer ramble with wild foods author and forager Marie more...
221CKG256 08/19 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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Tabletop garlands and floral runners are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to their lush and elegant beauty. Learn the techniques of color, repetition, and rhythm more...
221FDN362O 08/19 Th 10:00am-2:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

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Return to great-grandma's tried-and-true process and learn how to make pickled cucumbers in three styles—spicy dill, sweet bread-and-butter, and zesty relish. Designed for beginners, this class more...
221CKG221O 08/21 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
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.
Discover tips and tricks for finding and capturing pollinators in action, as more...
221NAT335BL 08/21 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Chaya
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.
Clematis, wisteria, roses, hardy jasmine, hydrangea, and other climbers provide strong vertical more...
221GAR146BL 08/22 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Loechle
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.
The fascinating lives of bats are revealed courtesy of J. Alan Clark, more...
221NAT329 08/24 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Clark, Ph. D.
NYBG

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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...
221BOT302CO 08/26 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bone
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...
221GAR301FO 08/26 Th 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

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Do you prefer simple and clean or wild and lush? Whatever your preference, learn to use basic principles of repetition, symmetry, and color theory to blend more...
221GAR364BO 08/26 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
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...
221BIL238O 08/28 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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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...
221GAR142O 08/28 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Ballato
ONLINE

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Wondering what to do with your bounty of tomatoes? Preserve them, of course! We will show you the best ways to process and hot pack your more...
221CKG226O 08/29 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

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Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet more...
221CKG207BO 08/30 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Michelotti
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Emerging research suggests that mushrooms may be beneficial for brain and nerve health. Discover the properties of different species and learn where medicinal mushrooms occur locally. more...
221WEL181BO 08/31 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Michelotti
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