October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
222BOT315AO 10/25 Mo 5:00pm-8:00pm Boyer, Ph.D.
ONLINE

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Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of more...
222BOT302AO 10/26 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
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...
222GAR315AO 10/26 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Eierman
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...
222HRT321B 10/26 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

Channel windswept moors, foreboding castles, and covens as you design a haunting floral design in utilizing dramatic and beautiful seasonal materials. You'll combine black dahlias, chocolate cosmos, and other inky-toned blooms with twisted branches and seed pods to create witchy, more...
222FDN307 10/27 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Werber
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting miniature ornamental pumpkins from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be more...
222BIL229O 10/30 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Wry
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...
222BOT326BL 10/30 Sa 10:00am-2:00pm 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.
Viburnums have recently skyrocketed to gardening fame, and for good reason! They more...
222GAR156BL 10/30 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Simeone
BLENDED

From windows to terraces, indoors or out, apartment dwellers have ample opportunity to garden—even as winter approaches! Whether you want to develop your green thumb by learning how to select incredible houseplants (and how to care for them) or by more...
222GAR299A 10/30 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Raimondi, CLP
Brown
Satch
MDTN

Successful indoor gardening requires knowledge of both plant material and growing techniques. Learn to select the right plants for various locations, based on light levels, temperatures, and aesthetics. Discuss unusual plants, tools and supplies, and maintenance such as grooming, nutrition, more...
222GAR299B 10/30 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Raimondi, CLP
MDTN

Houseplants don't have to be dull! Find out about new and unusual plants that thrive in the light-deprived light conditions to choose the right plants for your space. Discover cultivation techniques for these shade-loving species, including fertilization, water management, and more...
222GAR299C 10/30 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Brown
MDTN

Enjoy fresh herbs year-round by learning specific techniques for growing them indoors. Whether you want to transplant your outdoor herb garden inside, or start your kitchen herb garden from scratch, this class teaches you the essentials of managing indoor growing more...
222GAR299D 10/30 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Satch
MDTN

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Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources. We'll discuss ways more...
222HRT395A 10/30 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Conaway
NYBG

Through simple techniques and exercises of mind + body birding, we can tune in better to the birds and natural world around us, enhancing our experiences as observers. This in turn amplifies the overall benefits to our own well-being: mind, more...
222WEL159 10/30 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Merker
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting fall leaves from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be covered. more...
222BIL203O 10/31 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

November

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Known for his design talent and advocacy for social justice within urban spaces, David Rubin will share his concern that the connective tissue of our cities-the more...
222LAN801DO 11/01 Mo 6:30pm-7:30pm Rubin
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...
222BOT308BO 11/02 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
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...
222FDN304AO 11/02 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
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...
222GAR301BO 11/02 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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Oaks support more species of life than any other tree genus in North America, sustaining everything from acorn-collecting woodpeckers to caterpillars that dazzle like jewels. In more...
222HRT817O 11/02 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Tallamy
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...
222LAN100AO 11/02 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Tryba
ONLINE

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...
222THR409O 11/02 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Czarnecki
ONLINE

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Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen more...
222BIL145A 11/03 We 10:00am-1:00pm Wry
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
222GAR222BO 11/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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...
222HRT156AO 11/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain insights into the causes and characteristics of developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and learning disabilities in children and adolescents. Learn to implement horticultural therapies that meet more...
222THR402AO 11/03 We 6:00pm-8:30pm D'Amico
ONLINE

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Internationally renowned botanical artist Billy Showell joins us from England for a special4-day online workshop. A master of the wet-on-wet watercolor technique—the process of applying more...
222BIL4980 11/04 Th 11:00am-3:00pm Showell
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...
222FDN306AO 11/04 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
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...
222HRT142AO 11/04 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

Learn step-by-step instructions in crafting a modern fall woodland arrangement with pincushion proteas, mango Mokara orchids and heirloom chrysanthemums. Our autumnal theme, in a glass container, will reflect a modern woodland design with glycerin oak leaves, berries, reeds, and vines. more...
222FDN322 11/05 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
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...
222BOT346AO 11/06 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

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Take inspiration from the woods as you create a rich, textural wreath for your home. Using a grapevine wreath as a base, you'll add a variety more...
222CRF173O 11/06 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

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November 6, 13, & 20 | 9:30-11:30 am
222GAR202AO 11/06 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
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...
222GAR202BO 11/06 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
222GAR320AO 11/06 Sa 11:00am-1:30pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

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Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and more...
222LAN100B 11/06 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Brown
MDTN

Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Join these expert herbalists to learn how plants can be used for medicine and self-care.
222WEL130A 11/06 Sa 10:30am-4:00pm Hill
Bautista-Carolina
Lee
MDTN

Prepare to relax and be rejuvenated! Using salts, nourishing clays, and essential oils, you'll craft four custom botanical bath bombs to bring fragrance and fizz to a time-honored self-care ritual for you and your loved ones!
222WEL130B 11/06 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Hill
MDTN

Offering a host of health benefits on its own, raw honey can also be used to preserve the medicinal properties of fresh, dried, or powdered herbs. Learn how to create medicinal herbal honeys to soothe sore throats and coughs, heal more...
222WEL130C 11/06 Sa 12:45pm-2:15pm Bautista-Carolina
MDTN

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. Delve into the many healing properties of this commonly used medicinal plant while making more...
222WEL130D 11/06 Sa 2:30pm-4:00pm Lee
MDTN

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...
222BIL140AO 11/07 Su 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn to create intimate and detailed portraits of flowers using various lenses, proper depth of field, filters, and the best framing techniques. Equipment, including zoom telephotos, more...
222GWP928O 11/08 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm Falk
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...
222NAT338AO 11/08 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Johnson
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...
222BIL302AO 11/09 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
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...
222FDN304B 11/09 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
It's essential to identify plant diseases before they become widespread in your garden. Explore the basics of disease management, and learn how the principles of Integrated more...
222GAR324AO 11/09 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

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Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and more...
222LAN311A 11/09 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Poccia
ONLINE

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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...
222BOT207AO 11/10 We 10:00am-12:00pm Saidoff
ONLINE

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Fermentation is one of our oldest food processing methods. Scientifically known as zymology, it refers to the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or more...
222CKG201O 11/10 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

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Pin frogs—also known as kenzans or floral frogs—are a popular tool among floral designers. Pin frogs allow you to securely style and place a variety of more...
222FDN445AO 11/10 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The key to successful floral design lies in the way flowers are anchored into the vessel of an arrangement. In this three-part series, discover how more...
222FDN452AO 11/10 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...
222GAR342AO 11/10 We 10:30am-1:00pm Forster
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...
222BOT223AO 11/12 Fr 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
ONLINE

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...
222FDN310A 11/12 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

Ring in the holiday season with decadent winter fruit preserves. Learn how to make brandied fruit, spiced apple compote, and almond pears in amaretto syrup from Cornell-trained master food preserver Stephen Nocera. He will demonstrate how to properly preserve fruit, more...
222CKG218 11/13 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Practice the meditative art of candle making with Alysia Mazzella who Vogue Magazine suggests kicked off the recent reboot of this ancient craft. Discover the wonders more...
222CRF228O 11/13 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Mazzella
ONLINE

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The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
222FDN302B 11/13 Sa 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN

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...
222GAR202CO 11/13 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

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Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely available, many do not know how to properly care for more...
222GAR213AO 11/14 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
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...
222FDN243BO 11/15 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including aisleand 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 a more...
222FDN305 11/15 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Nestled on 13 acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sleepy Cat Farm represents a 25-year creative collaboration between owner Fred Landman and noted landscape architect Charles J. Stick. Together, they have fashioned a garden of surprise and intrigue and many influences-an undulating, more...
222LAN265B 11/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Landman
Stick
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Aluminum wire is a malleable material that is easy to use in floral design. Learn how to properly manipulate aluminum craft wire (16 gauge) to create more...
222FDN446AO 11/17 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

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Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three more...
222WEL109O 11/17 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

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Once the third-most common tree in New York, native hemlocks have been dying at an alarming rate due to the infestation of the hemlock woolly more...
222NAT327 11/18 Th 6:00pm-7:30pm Gabel
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...
222BIL263O 11/20 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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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...
222GAR202DO 11/20 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
ONLINE

Create spa-worthy products from your garden-revitalizing lotion bars, lip balms, bath salts, body scrubs, and more using a variety of botanicals. Ideal for those who want to indulge in self-care or create lovely holiday gifts. All materials provided.
222WEL144 11/20 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

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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...
222FDN308AO 11/29 Mo 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE
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