May

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Try your hand at centuries-old Eastern European surface embroidery techniques with artist Sarah Pedlow. View a variety of floral patterns used on 17th- and 18th-century textiles more...
224CRF107O 05/22 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Pedlow
ONLINE

Herbaceous plants occupy prairies, wetlands, forest understories, and many other habitats. The identifying characteristics of this diverse group of plants are often quite different from those of woody plants. You'll learn the fundamental herbaceous plant identification characteristics, as well as more...
224BOT376 05/24 Tu 11:00am-1:30pm Rossi
NYBG

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Native to the East Coast, sugar kelp may become an important tool to sustainably maintain plant health, given it is rich in important micronutrients and powerful more...
224HRT263O 05/24 Tu 6:00pm-7:30pm Barrett
von Gal
ONLINE

Learn sustainable garden and landscape maintenance techniques, including planting methods, plant care, and maintenance regimens for trees, shrubs, lawn, and perennial gardens. Discuss site analysis and plant selection, principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), organic gardening practices, and a calendar more...
224GAR440A 05/25 We 4:30pm-7:30pm Weinstein
NYBG


This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fire cider—a spicy herbal tonic—has been known for centuries as a powerful immunity booster. Its benefits have been said to improve blood circulation, prevent and treat more...
224WEL216O 05/25 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Davis
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL140AO 05/26 Th 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

Late spring ushers in a bounty of blooms. Use the abundance of the season to create a lush, verdant arrangement that includes flowering branches, an array of perennial flowers, and late-flowering bulbs. $150 materials fee.
224FDN309 05/26 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Werber
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basics of successfully cultivating perennials in a variety of garden settings. Discussion topics include site selection, soil preparation, tools, planting techniques, maintenance practices, plant more...
224GAR323O 05/26 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL302BO 05/31 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

June

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
A successful pollinator garden must provide appropriate food and habitat for a diverse array of species, including bees, beetles, butterflies,moths, birds, and even pollinating flies. more...
224GAR340O 06/01 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial
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...
224HRT301BO 06/01 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224LAN401BO 06/01 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Arrington
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 the basic principles that influence the ecological relationships of the forest more...
224BOT326BL 06/02 Th 7:00pm-9:00pm Gaige
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.
Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as more...
224BOT334BL 06/02 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Holmes
BLENDED

With gorgeous pink palettes and intoxicating fragrance, peonies are the blossoms most loved by floral designers and enthusiasts. You will learn how to select complementary shades and vases to offset their beauty. Then, focus on styling a centerpiece using a more...
224FDN315B 06/02 Th 10:30am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
NCNC

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 constructed. $225 materials fee. Prerequisite: Wedding Design II

Please bring:
Florist knife, more...
224FDN502 06/02 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BOT346BO 06/04 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
224FDN302C 06/04 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Mele
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
June 4, 11, & 18 | 9:30-11:30 am
224GAR202AO 06/04 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman, EcoBeneficial
Marsh
Gershberg
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover what makes a plant native, how to find and select the best species for your garden, and how to support and encourage pollinators in your more...
224GAR202BO 06/04 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman, EcoBeneficial
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224LAN100CO 06/04 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Tryba
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224LAN311AO 06/04 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Miller
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.
Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in more...
224THR403ABL 06/04 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Wichrowski
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL156AO 06/05 Su 10:00am-3:00pm Rogers-Knox
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.
Expert rosarian Shauna Moore walks you through the history of a more...
224GAR361BL 06/05 Su 9:30am-11:30am Moore
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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
224HRT358CBL 06/05 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Nolan
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.
The tri-state area contains many distinct ecosystems, including woodlands, salt marshes, meadows, more...
224NAT337BL 06/05 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Pehek
BLENDED

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
224HRT411B 06/06 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm Weinstein
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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, more...
224BIL415O 06/07 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral more...
224FDN304 06/07 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224HRT156AO 06/07 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Now more than ever, clients expect to see beautiful digital plans. Learn the basics of how to scan and enhance hand drawings. Gain familiarity with the more...
224LAN444BO 06/07 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Matz
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 the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of more...
224THR301ABL 06/07 Tu 4:00pm-6:30pm Meore
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224THR407AO 06/07 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants—the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and more...
224BIL300AO 06/08 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224CKG207AO 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Michelotti
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...
224FDN349O 06/08 We 10:30am-3:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224GAR328O 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Novak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224HRT142BO 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
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 about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused more...
224HRT481BBL 06/08 We 6:15pm-8:30pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Planting design today is undergoing a revolution. With an increased focus on sustainability, private gardens and public spaces alike have embraced naturalistic planting, a movement more...
224LAN823O 06/08 We 3:00pm-4:00pm Kingsbury
Takacs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Illustrators Maria Sybilla and Art Cushman and botanical artists Marianne North and Marc Isaac-Williams accurately depict the complex beauty of insects. To better render these animals more...
224BIL338O 06/09 Th 11:00am-3:00pm Rawlins
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224GAR342O 06/09 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm Beyers
ONLINE

With its 32' x 40' growing space for edible and sensory plantings, The Garden of Hope offers horticultural therapy opportunities to a widearray of special needs populations. The garden is equipped with rolling planting tables, traditionalraised beds, and accessibility features more...
224THR546 06/09 Th 9:00am-2:30pm Meore
OFS

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 surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes more...
224WEL145B 06/09 Th 10:30am-12:00pm Cunningham
NYBG

A staple of English gardens, a willow obelisk serves as a graceful plant support or a decorative focal point in your garden. Jesica Clark, owner of the Hudson Valley's Willow Vale Farm, will teach you traditional willow weaving techniques, including more...
224CRF166 06/10 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Clark
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224CRF275O 06/11 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the fundamentals of how native plants can be successfully incorporated into your garden plans to create sustainable garden designs filled with the beauty and diversity more...
224GAR202CO 06/11 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

Experiment with composing abstract images using botanical subjects. Expert photographer Douglas Dubler will show you how to use the lines, shapes, patterns, textures, and colors of petals, leaves, stems, and vines to create intriguing pictures. All cameras, including smart phone more...
224GWP211 06/11 Sa 2:00pm-5:00pm Dubler
NYBG

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.
Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy more...
224THR406BBL 06/11 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm D'Amico
BLENDED

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...
224GAR326BO 06/12 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Beyers
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...
224BOT308BO 06/14 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Many corners of our world still contain mysteries that scientists and naturalists alike investigate to understand more about life on Earth, ourselves, and our society. In more...
224BOT816O 06/14 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Araujo
Pollack
Lendemer, Ph.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, elderberry fruits and flowers have been used across cultures for centuries to prevent colds and flus, treat fevers, and tame inflammation. more...
224WEL177O 06/14 Tu 6:00pm-7:30pm Davis
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...
224BIL301CO 06/15 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Grossman
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...
224HRT300DO 06/15 We 10:30am-12:30pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Join ecologist Michael Gaige as he demonstrates how to identify old and ancient trees, both in Eastern woodlands and across the globe. He will discuss the more...
224NAT353O 06/15 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gaige
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...
224CRF277BO 06/16 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Kroik
ONLINE

Learn to navigate the bustling New York flower district! Discover where to get the best flowers and hard goods from the pros. Your confirmation letterwill include where we will meet in the flower district.Lunch is not included. Dress for the more...
224FDN400C 06/16 Th 9:00am-12:30pm Woodson
OFS

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.
Delve into the fascinating world of the creatures that make up 84% more...
224NAT322BL 06/16 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Chaya
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting roses from a provided photograph. A photograph will be provided for reference. Flat wash, more...
224BIL236O 06/18 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

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...
224CKG200 06/18 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to collect and sow the seeds of native plants from your local landscape or from commercial sources, and how to make more plants from more...
224GAR202DO 06/18 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
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...
224GAR301DO 06/18 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL140BO 06/20 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL145CO 06/20 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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...
224FDN243CO 06/20 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

Taking creative inspiration from 19th- and 20th-century English gardens, craft a stunning centerpiece that evokes a bygone era. Learn easy techniques to combine delicate shades of heirloom rose varieties such as Amnesia, Pink Profusion, and Early Grey for an exquisite, more...
224FDN366 06/22 We 10:30am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

This class will take place online with an optional off-site tour. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Online Lecture: Wednesday, June 22, 6-8 pm
Staten Island's Freshkills Park hosts an expansive native grassland habitat atop what was once the more...
224NAT320 06/22 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Ramirez Garofalo
Curley, Ph.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover why flower essences are believed to improve mood and well-being. We'll discuss the origins of this healing practice, specific flowers essences and their applications, and more...
224WEL226O 06/22 We 6:00pm-8:30pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Delight your guests with these sophisticated, refreshing drinks. Both tart and sweet, a shrub is a tasty tonic made with a vinegar base, fruit, sugar, and more...
224CKG233O 06/23 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

Color is about seduction. It is one of nature's most sophisticated tools to capture the attention of all living creatures. Join author of the newly released Color In and Out of the Garden Lorene Edwards Forkner as she shares how more...
224CRF102 06/24 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Forkner
NYBG

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.

Become familiar with the identification, culture, and landscape use of annuals and select tender more...
224HRT341ABL 06/24 Fr 9:00am-11:00am Simeone
BLENDED

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...
224BIL267O 06/25 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

Learn the fundamentals for turning ordinary nursery stock into a living work of art. This workshop covers the five major styles of bonsai along with plant and container selection, branch and root pruning, wiring, and potting. Students can choose to more...
224GAR912 06/25 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Capobianco
NYBG

Using gorgeous illustrations from her book Heaven by Design, Jan Johnsen will show you how gardeners of any skill level can design an outdoor haven to relax and enjoy the moment. You'll learn to use shapes, colors, the cardinal directions, more...
224LAN249 06/25 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Johnsen
NYBG

Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour processand combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils—lavender, rosemary, mint, and more—to make four bars to take home.

more...
224WEL143 06/25 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Join award-winning nature and food writer Eugenia Bone for a taste of her latest creation, the Fantastic Fungi Community Cookbook, a compilation of recipes from mushroom more...
224CKG214O 06/29 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid more...
224GAR200MO 06/29 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Novak
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Though we often see them as utilitarian extensions of our homes, gardens are much more than ornament or recreation. We think of ourselves as the users, more...
224LAN810O 06/29 We 11:00am-12:00pm Golden
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...
224HRT300HO 06/30 Th 1:00pm-3:00pm Alvarez
ONLINE
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