January

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...
223CRF277B 01/27 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kroik
ONLINE

This year's speakers explore proactive and intentional approaches that address the changing climate and environmental challenges we are facing now—not just beautifying landscapes but repairing and strengthening them.
223GAR801A 01/27 Th 10:30am-11:30am BLENDED

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For Kate Orff, landscape architects must do more than "beautify"-they must help reset ecosystems to reconnect people to each other through ecological-social design. In her firm's more...
223GAR801B 01/27 Th 10:30am-11:30am Orff
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...
223HRT301DO 01/27 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm F.
ONLINE

Learn how to design, install, and maintain conventional, specialty drip, and micro-drip irrigation systems. Drip systems are useful for rooftop and terrace gardens, planters, raised beds, and many landscape and nursery production systems. We will cover basic hydraulics and review more...
223HRT323 01/27 Th 10:00am-4:30pm Dobossy
NYBG

Even after many plants have begun their long winter's sleep, fungi are still very active. For some species like Velvet Foot and Turkey Tail, winter is high time! Enoki and Oyster Mushrooms can be found in our forests and parks. more...
223BOT394 01/28 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Sadowski
NYBG

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Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a cyclamen plant from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay a more...
223BIL264O 01/29 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
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...
223CKG207O 01/29 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

Create a tropical jungle with orchids in an open-style terrarium. Learn technical details, such as layering materials and proper orchid display. Maria Colletti, author of Terrariums: Gardens under Glass, will provide instruction as you create your own design.
223CRF133 01/29 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Colletti
NYBG

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Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of more...
223GAR222C 01/29 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Rosiello
NYBG

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.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
223WEL102A 01/29 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

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Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, more...
223GAR317B 01/30 Su 10:00am-12:40pm Rosiello
NYBG

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As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, more...
223BIL208O 01/31 Mo 10:00am-3:30pm Jess
ONLINE

February

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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...
223BOT302CO 02/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

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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...
223FDN306BO 02/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:30pm 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...
223GAR342BO 02/01 Tu 7:00pm-9:30pm Beyers
ONLINE

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
223HRT300F 02/01 Tu 10:30am-1:10pm O'Brien
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.
Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in more...
223THR403BBL 02/01 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Wichrowski
BLENDED

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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...
223THR407O 02/01 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

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Some 36 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...
223WEL128O 02/01 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

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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...
223BIL300BO 02/02 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

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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 more...
223FDN302CO 02/02 We 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
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...
223GAR431BO 02/02 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Storrs
ONLINE

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Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. more...
223LAN301C 02/02 We 10:00am-1:00pm Merritt
NYBG

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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...
223BIL415O 02/03 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Reiner
ONLINE

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Stacked image photography allows you to create images of extraordinary depth, sharpness, and detail. In this hands-on workshop, using your own digital camera (manual focus required), more...
223GWP213O 02/03 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Falk
ONLINE

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As urban populations expand and access to arable land and potable water shrinks, agri-entrepreneurs are turning to innovative systems to grow food indoors without soil-aeroponics, aquaponics, more...
223HRT155BO 02/03 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Yurgalevitch
Mejia
Amu
DeBrota
Kell
ONLINE

Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of native and non-native conifers that thrive in the northeastern United States. Major plant groups studied include Chamaecyparis, Picea, and Pinus. Gain a working knowledge of the best species and cultivars of conifers more...
223HRT333 02/03 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG

223MET23NT 02/03 Th 9:30am-12:00pm NYBG

Conventional structured landscapes are giving way to looser, more naturalistic designs based on the existing landscape's particular potential. Using images of his own six-acre garden, which—like horticulture itself—strikes a balance between art and science, Duncan Brine, a principal landscape designer more...
223LAN226 02/04 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Brine
NYBG

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Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting pine cones from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be covered. more...
223BIL274O 02/05 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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Forethought and an understanding of basic composition principles are the foundation of any balanced work of art. Through group critiques, discussions and a variety of exercises, more...
223BIL421BO 02/05 Sa 10:00am-3:00pm Rogers-Knox
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...
223BOT346BO 02/05 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

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Are you looking to up your houseplant game? We can help! We'll walk you through many different species with stunning foliage or flowers—including bromeliads and palms—that more...
223GAR289O 02/05 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Brown
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...
223GAR302CO 02/05 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

Explore the Concepts app to create a 2-D landscape plan on your iPad or Surface Device. Learn to sketch directly on the screen, import and modify existing assets, produce a precise drawing to scale, and export your plan into hi-resolution more...
223LAN439 02/05 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Morris
NYBG

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 preserver Stephen Nocera will demonstrate the proper balance of sweet and tart while you more...
223CKG249 02/06 Su 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

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This comprehensive class covers the basic techniques of botanical watercolor. Learn how to use your brushes to make smooth, underlying washes, aswell as to create fine more...
223BIL331BO 02/07 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm James
ONLINE

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Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
223HRT411C 02/07 Mo 10:30am-1:30pm Ruggiero
NYBG

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Learn the fundamental principles of design in this studio-oriented course, including site analysis, schematic and finished planting plans, and various garden styles. Study the effective use more...
223HRT551O 02/07 Mo 6:00pm-8:50pm Salembier
ONLINE

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Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing more...
223LAN401C 02/07 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Angell
NYBG

Draw upon all of the skills you've developed in the Landscape Design program to create a residential project from start to finish, combining design with construction principles. Emphasis is on construction drawings, documents, and specifications, as well as estimating. Prerequisites: more...
223LAN520 02/07 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Cantwell
McConnell
NYBG

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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...
223BOT308DO 02/08 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
ONLINE

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Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures using plants and ingredients accessible to the urban gardener/drinker. You'll learn more...
223CKG243BO 02/08 Tu 6:00pm-7:30pm Freeman
ONLINE

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The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
223FDN302D 02/08 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

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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...
223GAR173CO 02/08 Tu 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

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Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources.We'll discuss ways to minimize water usage, effectively handle stormwater, create a healthy soil more...
223HRT395BO 02/08 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Conaway
ONLINE

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Butterflies play a crucial part in plant pollination. Learn how to use watercolor and colored pencil techniques to create brilliantly colored patterns seen on the wings more...
223BIL464O 02/09 We 11:00am-1:30pm Reiner
ONLINE

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Discover how to reproduce the plants you love! Have your favorite plants ready for this interactive online session, where you'll learn the best ways to create more...
223GAR288O 02/09 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gershberg
ONLINE

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Building upon a millennia-old tradition of environmental stewardship, Indigenous peoples have developed innovative systems to manage the forests that remain under their sovereign control in ways more...
223HRT812O 02/09 We 11:00am-12:00pm Dockry
ONLINE

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Coyotes, bears, and deer are becoming an integral part of urban life due to the extirpation of their predators and conversion of natural habitats. We will more...
223NAT326O 02/09 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
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...
223BIL301DO 02/10 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

Rock pimples, fog fingers, old man's beard— their common names are amusing, but lichens are among Earth's most amazing and oldest living things, and display incredibly beautiful colors and shapes. They grow on bark, rock, and barren soil, and thrive more...
223BOT313B 02/10 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Lendemer, Ph.D.
NYBG

Brighten up those winter days with an audacious arrangement featuring pops of cheerful, colorful flowers. Using magnolias, narcissus, tulips, frittilaria, muscari, and more - you'll create a contemporary floral centerpiece that is reminiscent of spring days ahead.
223FDN344 02/10 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Werber
MDTN

Through lectures, laboratories, and field trips, learn how to work with plants that are difficult to propagate by seed or cuttings. Subjects include advanced seed propagation and techniques of grafting, budding, and micro-propagation. Learn about tissue culture at the Garden's more...
223HRT412 02/10 Th 5:00pm-8:00pm Weinstein
NYBG

Tap into a professional designer's mind! Jan Johnsen's approach to co-creating with nature will have you saying, "I can do that!" Learn how to properly determine your pace, measure and lay out certain shapes and patterns, and what tools are more...
223LAN164 02/12 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Johnsen
NYBG

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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...
223THR301CO 02/12 Sa 9:00am-11:30am Meore
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...
223CRF275O 02/13 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

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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 more...
223HRT141O 02/15 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Kutz
Lodvikov
ONLINE

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
223HRT321E 02/15 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

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Blending traditional Yankee building techniques with high design, Maine native Matthew Cunningham is well-known for his plantcentric residential landscapes throughout the Northeast. His gardens feature ecologically more...
223LAN265E 02/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Cunningham
ONLINE

The Landscape Design Student & Alumni Association (LDSA) encourages a dynamic exchange of information among students, faculty, and alumni. It provides networking opportunities, as well as indispensable Q&A service via Slack available to all members. Monthly meetings feature guest speakers more...
223LANLDSA100E 02/15 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm NYBG

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Embark on a historical odyssey that uncovers the botany behind how yams, heterotrophic eukaryotic fungi, potatoes, and sugar cane played pivotal roles in human history—from helping more...
223BOT207BO 02/16 We 10:00am-12:00pm Saidoff
ONLINE

High in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals, miso has played an important nutritional role in Japan for centuries. In the traditional recipe, soybeans are fermented with salt and the fungus Koji, or Aspergillus oryzae. Explore the science behind more...
223CKG208O 02/16 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

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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 more...
223FDN304CO 02/16 We 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
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...
223GAR301EO 02/16 We 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
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...
223HRT142CO 02/17 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

With multiple gardens, beehives, and an outdoor classroom, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center provides therapeutic and educational horticulture for people of all ages as part of its mission to empower Bronx residents and advance the well-being of this vibrant community. Tour more...
223THR567B 02/17 Th 2:00pm-6:00pm Sherman
OFS

Having a professional online presence is essential to getting the word out about your work. In this hands-on class, you will build a simple website (no coding required!) to showcase your portfolio using Wix.com, a free and easy-to-use platform. We more...
223BIL395 02/18 Fr 11:00am-1:20pm Marcheschi
NYBG

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Explore multiple ways to bring the beauty of dried flowers into your home. In the first session, you'll discover tips on which flower types will last more...
223CRF237O 02/19 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Yanni
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...
223BOT315CO 02/22 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

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Scientists have engineered so many new products from mycelium that Scientific American heralds the dawn of the "Mycelium Revolution" and Harper's Bazaar dubs fungi "The Future more...
223BOT349O 02/22 Tu 6:00pm-7:30pm Michelotti
ONLINE

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Pest identification is key to maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden. Learn to identify which insects are pests and which are beneficial to your home garden. Learn more...
223GAR320BO 02/22 Tu 11:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

Explore the basic techniques of handling silk flowers to create a beautiful, luxe French-inspired flower arrangement. Gain helpful skills such as wiring and use of hot glue, and learn how to select the best materials for achieving original and unusual more...
223FDN437 02/23 We 10:00am-1:00pm Kang
NYBG

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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...
223GAR173DO 02/23 We 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

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Discover a herb's therapeutic qualities by exploring its scent, taste, and how a particular herbal infusion feels in your body. Clinical herbalist Geraldine Lavin will send more...
223WEL166O 02/23 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Lavin
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...
223FDN243EO 02/24 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

Our cities and suburbs desperately need more inspiring, ecologically rich planting. Yet budgets are tight, and crews and gardeners are often unfamiliar with more diverse planting typologies. Claudia West will share the scientific models and hands-on techniques her landscape architecture more...
223GAR801C 02/24 Th 10:30am-11:30am West
NYBG

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Explore how to effectively organize and operate a small landscape business that will sustain itself and earn a profit. We will discuss how to attract new more...
223LAN457BO 02/24 Th 10:15am-12:15pm Zavaglia
ONLINE

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Discover how urbanization is changing biodiversity, interspecies relationships, and even animal behavior, in the tri-state area and beyond. Liz Johnson, former manager of AMNH's Metropolitan more...
223NAT338BO 02/24 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Johnson
ONLINE

Learn native and non—native broadleaved evergreens; become familiar with their cultural requirements, identification features, and landscape uses. Learn how to incorporate this important group of plants into both naturalistic and formal landscapesettings. Major plant groups studied include Ilex, Rhododendron, Buxus, more...
223HRT332 02/25 Fr 10:30am-12:45pm Simeone
NYBG
223HRT332A 02/25 Fr 1:30pm-3:45pm Simeone
NYBG

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...
223BIL242O 02/26 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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...
223BOT223BO 02/26 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
ONLINE

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The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
223FDN302E 02/26 Sa 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN

Sympathy arrangements, properly composed, pay tribute to a departed loved one and offer solace to the grieving. There are details to be discussed with a bereaved family, special etiquette to be observed, and a wide choice of designs that make more...
223FDN382 02/26 Sa 10:00am-4:30pm Norman
NYBG

Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right. Gain insights into getting the soil prepped and ready to go, best pruning practices, and waking up the more...
223GAR225A 02/26 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
Himmelman
Ruggiero
NYBG

Spring cleaning in the garden can be fun. Get shrub and herbaceous borders spruced up and looking good! Review a checklist of tasks to be performed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of more...
223GAR225B 02/26 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
NYBG

Rich, nutritious soil makes for large, healthy plants and reduces the need for regular fertilization. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture; how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve its qualities. more...
223GAR225C 02/26 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Himmelman
NYBG

Late winter is a great time to get your woody plants in shape by thinning out overgrowth to create open, healthy, beautiful trees and shrubs. Learn how and when to prune, proper tools for the job, why pruning is necessary, more...
223GAR225D 02/26 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG

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This two-day course covers proper pruning techniques for maintaining shrubs, evergreens, hedges and trees. Recommended tool choices and their maintenance will be discussed. Shrub pruning demonstration more...
223GAR236BO 02/26 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Perkowski
ONLINE

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Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and more...
223LAN100D 02/26 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Brown
MDTN

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Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, more...
223CKG241BO 02/27 Su 11:00am-12:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

With origins in ancient Chinese knot work and 13th-century weavers on the Arabian peninsula,macramé is a traditional craft that has taken many forms. Learn the meditative and creative art of knotting as you weave together a beautiful plant hanger. Fiber more...
223CRF201 02/27 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Danila
NYBG

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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...
223GAR222DO 02/27 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

Learn how to effectively use color in plant combinations. Study the properties of value, hue, and intensity as they relate to choosing specific garden plants. Visual presentations and discussions are used to analyze various color schemes including analogous, sequential, complementary, more...
223GAR367 02/27 Su 10:00am-12:00pm McKillop
NYBG

March

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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...
223BIL145DO 03/01 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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...
223BIL301EO 03/02 We 11:00am-2:00pm Lyness
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.
Gardens can be catalysts for learning, health, inclusion, and therapy. Gain the more...
223THR408BBL 03/02 We 6:00pm-8:30pm Minich
BLENDED

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Explore which herbs, fungi, and nutrient-dense foods offer resistance for colds and flu. Learn how to create several herbal remedies to strengthen the immune system and more...
223WEL178O 03/02 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter
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...
223BIL302CO 03/03 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

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...
223BOT385CO 03/03 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to accurately draw feathers, wings and birds with popular artist Mindy Lighthipe. Each week, you'll be introduced to a new part of a bird's more...
223BIL451O 03/04 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Lighthipe
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.
Join Neil Pederson, Ph.D., professor and senior ecologist at the Harvard Forest, more...
223BOT397BL 03/05 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Pederson
BLENDED

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...
223CKG247 03/05 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while more...
223BIL225O 03/06 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Raised beds make gardening easier. They allow you to successfully grow vegetables, herbs, and ornamentals in problem soils, gardens with limited space, or on rooftops and more...
223GAR280O 03/06 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223GAR315CO 03/06 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman
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...
223BIL140CO 03/07 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223GAR360CO 03/07 Mo 6:15pm-8:15pm Bakshi
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...
223HRT300G 03/07 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
If you're looking to transition from drawing to watercolor painting or fine tune your watercolor techniques, this class is for you. You will practice basic techniques more...
223BIL407O 03/08 Tu 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
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...
223BOT308EO 03/08 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
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...
223FDN304D 03/08 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223WEL181O 03/08 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223GAR317CO 03/09 We 6:00pm-8:40pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223GAR330O 03/09 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Novak
ONLINE

This course is designed for horticulturists, gardeners, or designers who want to learn to identify and classify familiar and unusual spring-, summer-, and autumn-flowering bulbs. We will also focus on understanding their biology. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Materials Needed
Assorted more...
223HRT342 03/09 We 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell
NYBG

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

Create visually compelling portfolios to present to potential clients and potential employers. Learn how to develop professional documentation for a variety of audiences through in class more...
223LAN555O 03/09 We 6:30pm-8:40pm Molinski
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.
Gain insights into the causes and characteristics of developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, more...
223THR402BBL 03/09 We 6:00pm-8:30pm D'Amico
BLENDED

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...
223WEL134O 03/09 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
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...
223FDN308CO 03/10 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

This course is designed for horticulturists, gardeners, or designers who want to learn to identify and classify familiar and unusual spring-, summer-, and autumn-flowering bulbs. We will also focus on understanding their biology. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Materials Needed
Assorted more...
223HRT342S 03/10 Th 4:30pm-6:30pm Hagen
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 properselection and maintenance of plants more...
223FDN310B 03/11 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
Learn how to capture the fuzzy surface texture that kiwis possess. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of more...
223BIL262O 03/12 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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.
Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely more...
223GAR213B 03/12 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gardening in areas with wildly fluctuating temperatures and conditions can be a tricky business if you desire colorful and robust hydrangea flowers. Learn what measures you more...
223GAR272O 03/12 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Ballato
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.
Expert beekeepers Frank Mortimer and Bob Slanzi walk you through the ins more...
223CKG206 03/13 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Slanzi
Mortimer
NYBG

Vines and other climbing plants like clematis, wisteria, roses, hardy jasmine, and climbing hydrangea not only sport beautiful blossoms, they also provide strong vertical design—in backyards and patios, or rooftops and terraces. They can create outdoor enclosures and transform unattractive more...
223GAR146 03/13 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Loechle
NYBG

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...
223HRT142DO 03/14 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

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

This course is designed for horticulturists who maintain or direct the maintenance of outdoor landscapes. We'll review methods of calculating areas, application rates for fertilizers, and more...
223HRT356O 03/14 Mo 5:00pm-7:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

Over more than two decades, landscape architect Shavaun Towers has worked closely with NYBG staff to create many of the distinctive gardens within its 250 acres, including the Chilton Azalea Garden, Burn Lilac Collection, and Steinhardt Maple Collection. Towers will more...
223LAN265F 03/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Towers
NYBG

The Landscape Design Student & Alumni Association (LDSA) encourages a dynamic exchange of information among students, faculty, and alumni. It provides networking opportunities, as well as indispensable Q&A service via Slack available to all members. Monthly meetings feature guest speakers more...
223LANLDSA100F 03/15 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm NYBG

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...
223BIL302DO 03/16 We 11:00am-2:00pm Rawlins
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223BIL303BO 03/17 Th 10:00am-1:00pm James
ONLINE

Learn to identify and draw the key characteristics associated with coniferous plants. From needles and bark to seeds and cones, come away with a thorough grounding in the best ways to illustrate the morphological attributes of this beautiful group of more...
223BIL404O 03/17 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Rauh
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 letter will include where we will meet in the flower district. Lunch is not included. Dress more...
223FDN400B 03/17 Th 9:00am-12:30pm Woodson
OFS

Examine the most important factors in the management and maintenance of commercial and residential landscapes using sustainable techniques. Learn to develop programs that reduce adverse effects on the environment, including alternative approaches to conventional lawn management. Focus on how to more...
223HRT443 03/17 Th 4:30pm-7:30pm Laswell
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
We will focus on using Instagram to showcase and promote your work. You'll define your goals for using social media as a marketing tool, and create more...
223BIL394BO 03/19 Sa 11:00am-1:30pm TBA
ONLINE

Create a vibrant pair of tea towels by dyeing them in alluring, ancient indigo! You'll experiment with several different ways to create patterns using traditional Japanese shibori techniques. Textile artistMolly George will also show you just how easy it is more...
223CRF164 03/19 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm George
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Low-maintenance dahlias thrive in our coastal climate. When they bloom in mid-July, their spiky, colorful blossoms brighten up gardens and flower beds across the city. Learn more...
223GAR243O 03/19 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Palmer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn techniques such as succession and companion planting, intercropping, and vertical growing to achieve a steady harvest and enjoy a wide variety of delicious crops. We'll more...
223GAR134O 03/20 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Novak
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...
223LAN301DO 03/21 Mo 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
ONLINE

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 I

Please bring:
Florist knife, more...
223FDN502 03/23 We 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
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...
223HRT156CO 03/23 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each section, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course more...
223HRT301E 03/23 We 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
NYBG

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...
223GAR301FO 03/24 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223GAR173EO 03/26 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

When winter winds blow cold, bring nature inside with houseplants that provide fragrance and color all year round. Learn the full range of indoor plants with scented flowers and foliage: citrus, jasmines, hoyas, passionflowers, geraniums, orchids, herbs, bulbs, and more! more...
223GAR223 03/26 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Freeman
MDTN

Note the "Location" of each section, as we may have in-person and blended options. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
223HRT358C 03/26 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
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...
223WEL143 03/26 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
This one-day course covers the basics of pruning evergreens, deciduous trees, and shrubs, as well as more...
223GAR236C 03/27 Su 10:30am-2:30pm Perkowski
NYBG

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...
223FDN243FO 03/28 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

Using illustrative before and after photos of various projects she has executed throughout her long career, landscape designer Jan Johnsen shares 25 specific tips to enhance your garden. Techniques include "Lure of the Sheltered Corner," "The Principle of Three Depths", more...
223LAN169 03/30 We 10:00am-12:00pm Johnsen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
223BOT434O 03/31 Th 5:30pm-7:30pm Boyer, Ph.D.
ONLINE

OJB founding partner James Burnett shares the threads that run through the firm's projects over the past 30 years. Noted for belief that landscape has the power to transform cities and strengthen communities, and commitment to addressing issues of access, more...
223GAR801D 03/31 Th 10:30am-11:30am Burnett
NYBG

April

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...
224THR406BL 04/09 Sa 10:00am-1:30pm D'Amico
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224BIL332O 04/18 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm James
ONLINE

Learn how trees survive the many perils of the urban environment. Soil compaction, construction damage, and land development practices can lead to tree decline and early mortality in trees. Examine the biology of trees, and learn how they respond to more...
223HRT426 04/23 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Picciano
NYBG

May

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to design and implement a horticultural therapy program in the private or public sector. Gain skills in developing program proposals, writing protocols, establishing evaluation more...
224THR409O 05/03 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Czarnecki
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Older adults present an increasing need for therapeutic services. Learn about the physical, sensory, cognitive, psychological, and social aspects of aging and their implications for horticultural more...
224THR401O 05/04 We 6:00pm-8:30pm Brechner
ONLINE