December

Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air (to warn of insect attacks) and transfer nutrients to one another through complex underground fungal networks (sometimes to assist sick trees).
232BOT385BO 12/06 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

Discover new ways to use your garden's bounty! Overgrown peppers, tomatoes, basil and more can be used as a great base when creating your own condiments such as ketchup, mustard, pesto, salsa, corn relish, and hot sauce. and more. Led more...
232CKG232O 12/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

Learn how to create medicinal herbal honeys to soothe sore throats and coughs, heal skin wounds, and fight off infection using a variety of plants and flowers. You'll make several custom honeys suited to your unique needs. See website for more...
232WEL147O 12/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms, in particular the genus Psilocybe. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, more...
232BOT302AO 12/08 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bone
ONLINE

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 instructor as you build your elegant arrangement with fresh flowers from your own garden, more...
232FDN243CO 12/08 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

From cough syrups to pine pollen pancakes and spruce tip salt, discover how common conifers can delight your taste buds and enhance your apothecary. We'll craft a few remedies together; all materials provided.
232WEL182 12/08 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Petter
MDTN

For serious photographers only, this is a rare opportunity to capture the exquisite beauty of NYBG's exhibitions without casual visitors present. Bring your tripod (the only time we'll allow them in the exhibition!), since you'll be shooting with available light. more...
232GWP231 12/09 Fr 8:30am-10:00am Registration Staff
NYBG

Southern charm and hospitality come front and center with a glossy, richly decorated wreath of magnolia leaves on a door, mantel, or accent wall. Weave leaves into a wreath form, then complement shape and color with seasonal fruit, pine cones, more...
232FDN355 12/12 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Biodiversity encompasses the rich variety of all life on Earth-the building blocks that provide invaluable sources of food, medicine, clothing, building materials, and more.

In his new book, The Hidden Universe: Adventures in Biodiversity, Alexandre Antonelli, Director of Science of the more...
232BOT813 12/13 Tu 10:00am-11:00am Antonelli
MERTZLIBRARY

A tireless advocate for the use of native plants, horticulturist Uli Lorimer shares the ins and outs of how to select, grow, and propagate a wide variety of plants native to New England, 235 of which can be found in more...
232LAN265C 12/13 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Lorimer
NYBG

A grand centerpiece in a pedestal vase brings the elegance of a Dutch still-life to your dining or entry room. Capture the essence of this festive season with large Dutch amaryllis and ranunculus, English garden roses, Italian lisianthus, hydrangeas, and more...
232FDN320 12/15 Th 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

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...
232FDN400C 12/15 Th 9:00am-12:30pm Woodson
OFS

January

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
232LAN100BO 01/03 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Tryba
ONLINE

Discover which plants work best for particular site conditions and specific therapeutic horticulture service communities. Then, develop effective plant care plans for a variety of programs to ensure they have the adequate light, soil, humidity, and water they need.
233THP350BL 01/05 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Savage
BLENDED

Discover the many herbs and spices prized for centuries to heal, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, flu, and more.
232BOT346AO 01/07 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

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 different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Through lectures more...
233HRT301BO 01/07 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Katharhy
ONLINE

Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We will examine the difference between good and bad bacteria and explore how each affects more...
233WEL215O 01/09 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

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. Learn to translate color into black and white, and create the illusion of depth more...
233BIL302BO 01/10 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry while composing beautiful, balanced creations.
233FDN300A 01/10 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

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 Pest Management (IPM) can help you maintain a strong and healthy garden.
233GAR324O 01/10 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

Design, plant, and harvest a cutting garden that's productive throughout the seasons. You'll get hands-on practice starting seeds to ensure you always have something fresh to cut. We'll cover traditional and unexpected annual and perennial cut flower species and varieties more...
233HRT142CO 01/10 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300DO 01/10 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bucuvalas
ONLINE

Learn basic winter tree identification using dormant-season characteristics of deciduous plants as well as conifers. Dress for the weather.
233HRT440 01/10 Tu 1:00pm-3:00pm Logan
NYBG

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
233LAN301BO 01/10 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
ONLINE

Explore the theoretical foundations and evidence-based research that supports using the people-plant relationship as a therapeutic tool to improve health and well-being. Engage in hands-on activities to discover the beneficial cognitive, physical, psychological, and social-emotional impacts associated with working with more...
233THP301CO 01/10 Tu 4:00pm-6:30pm Meore
ONLINE

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.
233BIL145BO 01/11 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

Growing willows will introduce winter color, texture, and functionality to your garden or farm - while also supporting biodiversity. Learn how to grow, care, and harvest shrub willows with Jes Clark of Willow Vale Farm. In this lecture-based class, you'll more...
233CRF265O 01/11 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Clark
ONLINE

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 soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships, and management techniques such as irrigation, more...
233GAR302BO 01/11 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

Berms-manufactured undulations in a landscape-are an exciting aspect of greenspace design in urban environments, offering protection from street noise and creating intimate spaces for both people and wildlife. Using previously built urban projects as our guide, we'll cover the specifics more...
233LAN245O 01/11 We 6:15pm-9:15pm Arrington
ONLINE

Learn how accurately estimating landscape materials, labor, overhead, and contingencies can help you stay profitable and compete successfully in today's business climate.
233LAN380 01/11 We 10:00am-12:15pm Voelkel
NYBG

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 tools to create digitally rendered plans, sections, perspectives, and collages. Basic computer skills are more...
233LAN4440 01/11 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Matz
ONLINE

A growing body of evidence supports the use of horticulture for psychological well-being. Discover how therapeutic horticulture can be a preventative practice for all people in dealing with the stressors of the modern world and how it can be integrated more...
233THP404BBL 01/11 We 6:30pm-8:45pm Krus, HTR
BLENDED

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.
233BIL301CO 01/12 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This comprehensive class covers the basic techniques of botanical watercolor. Learn how to use your brushes to make smooth, underlying washes, as well as to create fine detail. Color theory will teach you how paints interact, and how to select more...
233BIL331BO 01/12 Th 5:30pm-8:30pm James
ONLINE

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 to save the world from dire illness to sending humans into space to making more...
233BOT207O 01/12 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Saidoff
ONLINE

In addition to exquisite design, a successful event requires a well-conceived plan. Learn how to write a sales proposal based on cost analysis, finalize the terms of the design contract, and order and organize materials, personnel, and deliveries, all within more...
233FDN504 01/12 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Study how to effectively organize and operate a small landscape business that will sustain itself and earn a profit. Learn how to attract new clients, position oneself in a crowded market, and choose the right type of business model. Gain more...
233LAN457O 01/12 Th 10:15am-12:15pm Zavaglia
ONLINE

Heeyoung Kim-RHS Gold Medalist and ASBA Best in Show Winner-will share how she creates complicated yet seamless designs without crowded layers or awkward blockages. After exploring the basic mechanics of using graphite pencils, you will practice using value in order more...
233BIL431O 01/13 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Kim
ONLINE

In class and in forays around the Garden, you'll learn to recognize the winter characteristics of native and common woody plants by bud types, leaf scars, fruit remnants, and other distinguishing marks.
233BOT332 01/13 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Slowik
NYBG

Through classwork and hands-on practice, develop pruning tools and techniques to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plants thrive. Explore how woody plant structure and physiology influence pruning. Learn how to create and maintain hedges and explore authentic pollarding more...
233HRT321B 01/13 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

Bring the unique textures and bright color of red bell peppers to life on paper using specific watercolor techniques. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture of this more...
233BIL167O 01/14 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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 mushrooms at home using safe and simple techniques. Using cardboard and coffee grounds, create more...
233CKG207O 01/14 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

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. Explore compositional possibilities, textures, and details.
233BIL303BO 01/17 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

Pen and ink, among the most versatile and useful media, can be used to create high quality, easily reproducible drawings. Learn how to produce different strokes and how to create tone by using stipple, line, and crosshatch techniques.
233BIL400BO 01/17 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Morley
ONLINE

Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry while composing beautiful, balanced creations.
233FDN300B 01/17 Tu 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN

Our mini-intensive provides an accelerated way to complete the first three requirements in the NYBG Certificate Program. You'll work with industry professionals to gain the key skills needed to become a floral designer.
233FDN956 01/17 Tu 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN

Maine-based landscape architect David Maynes creates spaces that encourage people to actively engage with the ecological processes that unfold around them. For him, a client's perception of the landscape is just as important as a plant palette; a landscape's edges more...
233LAN265DO 01/17 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Maynes
ONLINE

Learn about the physical, cognitive, and psycho-social changes that occur because of neurological conditions caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury, neuromuscular disorders, cerebral palsy, and spinal cord injury. We will explore the rehabilitative process and discuss how to adapt therapeutic more...
233THP403BBL 01/17 Tu 6:30pm-8:45pm Wichrowski
BLENDED

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. Learn to translate color into black and white, and create the illusion of depth more...
233BIL302C 01/18 We 10:00am-1:00pm Wry
NYBG

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 instructor as you build your elegant arrangement with fresh flowers from your own garden, more...
233FDN243DO 01/18 We 10:00am-12:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

Fascinating adaptations, galls are highly modified tissues in plants caused by arthopods, fungi, viruses, or bacteria. Surprisingly little is known about the biology and ecology of galls, making them a prime topic for naturalists to study. This class will focus more...
233NAT213O 01/18 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Butler
ONLINE

Apply basic design to site-specific problems, focusing on the process of design development. Start with a concept, then progress through the schematic phase to a preliminary design solution. Examine the relationships of landscape elements and materials to the design process.
233LAN402 01/19 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm McConnell
NYBG

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.
233BIL301DO 01/21 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Rawlins
ONLINE

Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air (to warn of insect attacks) and transfer nutrients to one another through complex underground fungal networks (sometimes to assist sick trees).
233BOT385CO 01/21 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

Join Livia Cetti, the nation's premier paper flower artist, as she guides you how to make your own remarkably realistic charm peony from stem to stamen. Bleach, cut, and shape your paper into petals that you assemble using wire and more...
233CRF250 01/21 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Cetti
NYBG

Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her insights on styling photos using botanicals. She'll demonstrate how to curate a variety of tabletop settings, including modern, vintage, and rustic photos using botanicals.
233FDN312BO 01/21 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
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...
233GAR233 01/21 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Freeman
MDTN

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300EO 01/21 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Day Nishiura
ONLINE

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 different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Through lectures more...
233HRT301CO 01/21 Sa 1:00pm-3:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

Whether you are a budding arborist or weekend woodcutter, knowing how to use your chainsaw safely and maintain it properly are keys to success. This lecture-demonstration course by an ISA-certified arborist teaches you the basics of chainsaw use and care, more...
233HRT308 01/21 Sa 9:00am-3:30pm Picciano
NYBG

Through classwork and hands-on practice, develop pruning tools and techniques to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plants thrive. Explore how woody plant structure and physiology influence pruning. Learn how to create and maintain hedges and explore authentic pollarding more...
233HRT321C 01/21 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm Bishop
NYBG

This studio-oriented course covers basic site analysis, planting plans, and color schemes (analogous or sequential, complementary, and monochrome). Presentations, discussions, and design projects combine practical information with theoretical garden design.
233HRT551BL 01/21 Sa 6:00pm-8:50pm Tan
BLENDED

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
233LAN100CO 01/21 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Forster
ONLINE

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 render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework required
233LAN311BO 01/21 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Miller
ONLINE

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 your own pace on a variety of pieces.
233BIL140BO 01/23 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

Get a solid grounding in the basic plant body-from the cell to the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruit. We'll use dissecting and compound light microscopes to observe plant anatomy, then introduce the base-level chemistry required to understand the world more...
233BOT315BO 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Alim
ONLINE

NYBG Ethnobotanist Dr. Michael Balick has studied the relationship between plants and people for over 40 years. Explore the basics of ethnobotany, supplemented by stories and data gleaned from his own fieldwork. Discover how selected plant resources are used by more...
233BOT344O 01/23 Mo 5:15pm-7:00pm Balick
McAlvay
ONLINE

Explore the cooking methods and medicinal benefits of six different kinds of mushrooms: black wood ear, tremella, lady's veil, enoki, lion's mane, and king oyster. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food therapist Zoey Gong will touch on the nutritional aspects from more...
233CKG140O 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Gong
ONLINE

There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, and various foliages. Topics include the special handling needs of many flower types. more...
233FDN308BO 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

Explore the basics of successful, environmentally friendly gardening. Topics include soils and their improvement, seed sowing, vegetative propagation, planting, pruning, watering, weeding, mulching, and disease and pest control. This course is also required for the Horticultural Therapy Certificate.
233GAR301DO 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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 production. We'll discuss the pros and cons of different grow sites and media, with more...
233HRT156BO 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
ONLINE

When the sun goes down, the art of landscape lighting can bring a painterly or even sculptural transformation to your design. This course explores the art of landscape lighting from selection and placement to color and composition. Learn the technical more...
233LAN158 01/23 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Novasel
NYBG

Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: developing base plans from surveys, techniques for quick estimates, and utilizing the online plant database. Basic computer skills and PC laptop required.
233LAN427A 01/23 Mo 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG

Discover how to use a wide variety of Adobe Photoshop tools and techniques to add vibrancy to your hand- or computer-rendered drawings. Hone your own aesthetic as you craft plan views, section drawings, and design details that are client ready.
233LAN437BBL 01/23 Mo 3:00pm-6:00pm Matz
BLENDED

Being able to work across cultures is a necessary skill for the therapeutic horticulture professional. Explore cultural differences and develop cultural competency by using cues to inform your work, increasing theeffectiveness and impact of your programs. Practice and expand these more...
233THP312BL 01/23 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Fried
BLENDED

This is the class for plant-lovers eager to up their game! Learn the terminology and basic botanical nomenclature that will help you recognize and describe key differences in common plants.
233BOT308CO 01/24 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
ONLINE

Among Earth's most amazing and oldest living organisms, lichens grow on bark, rock, and barren soil. They thrive in rain forests, deserts, the arctic-even environments simulating Mars! Lichens are sensitive environmental indicators, yet scientists are only just beginning to understand more...
233BOT313A 01/24 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lendemer, Ph.D.
MDTN

The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles expands your design options, evokes specific moods, and helps create the perfect setting. $245 more...
233FDN302C 01/24 Tu 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN

Learn 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 tissue culture at NYBG's Pfizer Laboratory, and tour a retail nursery for a more...
233HRT412 01/24 Tu 5:00pm-8:00pm Weinstein
NYBG

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 render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework required
233LAN311DO 01/24 Tu 3:00pm-6:00pm Miller
ONLINE

Learn the basic principles of constructing residential landscape features such as walks, steps, simple decks, garden structures, walls, and benches. Study landscape construction standards, techniques,and commonly used materials, and learn to draft construction details. more...
233LAN422O 01/24 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Arrington
ONLINE

Scented smoke has been used traditionally throughout human history to create a sense of well-being. Learn several different methods for creating your own at home incense experience with a mix of woodland material and culinary herbs in this exploration of more...
233WEL233 01/24 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Petter
MDTN

In this in-depth study of seed pods, we will focus on capturing the final (and beginning!) display of a plant's life cycle, one whose beauty does not depend on flashy flowers. Because the ways in which plants protect and distribute more...
232BIL329O 01/25 We 10:00am-12:00pm Rauh
ONLINE

Bring wintry flair into your home. Fashion an elegant and textural arrangement using a mix of natural materials such as lichen branches, juniper, quince branches, and eucalyptus pods, combined with seasonal floral gems including hellebores, amaryllis, poppies, and orchids.
233FDN330O 01/25 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Werber
ONLINE

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 reviews. Concentrating on perennials, learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when combining more...
233GAR173BO 01/25 We 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

Manage annual and perennial gardens with a variety of practices: soil and weed management, watering, pest identification and control, and seasonal clean-up. Develop a management plan for a small perennial garden.
233HRT344O 01/25 We 10:00am-12:00pm Hanson Moore
ONLINE

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 major branches of herbalism, and the fascinating history of herbal medicine. Learn how to more...
233WEL109O 01/25 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

While plants enjoy their winter's sleep, many fungi are active in forests and parks. We'll explore table favorites like Enoke and Oysters in class and in their habitats.
233BOT394 01/26 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Sadowski
NYBG

Three extraordinary speakers explore how immersive, responsive garden design can change how people interact with nature and foster a sense of individual responsibility to protect our shared natural world.
233GAR801A 01/26 Th 11:00am-12:00pm BLENDED

How can we elevate design to save the planet? In this lushly illustrated talk, award-winning landscape architect Kona Gray, FASLA, PLA, discusses how his projects answer this question. He will share how his landscapes center ecological sensitivity and cultural inclusivity, more...
233GAR801B 01/26 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Gray
NYBG

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...
233HRT323 01/26 Th 10:00am-4:30pm Dobossy
NYBG

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 soils, and how to promote a healthy environment to support spring ephemerals, summer perennials, more...
233GAR315AO 01/27 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial
ONLINE

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting the muted tones of winter seed pods and berries. A photograph will be provided for reference. Flat wash, layering, and dry brush techniques will be covered. This online course more...
233BIL133O 01/28 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an emphasis on correct body posture and spinal alignment. Students become relaxed, physically stronger, and ultimately healthier in both mind and body. more...
233WEL102 01/28 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

Learn to conduct needs assessments, develop activity plans, and write specific goals with measurable objectives that address individual and group needs. Explore the dynamics of group work and the leadership techniques necessary for successful group facilitation. You'll put theory into more...
233THP407O 01/30 Mo 6:30pm-8:30pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping to create corsages and boutonnieres with fresh flowers, ribbons, and bows. Advance to the more...
233FDN304B 01/31 Tu 10:30am-3:00pm Mele
MDTN
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