November

Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including aisle and 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 more...
232FDN305 11/29 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
NYBG

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 you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color more...
232FDN306AO 11/29 Tu 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

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 Biodiversity Program, will introduce you to the particular habitats found here, as well as plants and animals more...
232NAT338AO 11/29 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Johnson
ONLINE

NYU is recognized as having one of the longest-running therapeutic horticulture programs in the country. This visit offers an insider's look at the broad array of programs that the team facilitates both in the hospitals and in the community. Visit more...
232THP525A 11/29 Tu 9:00am-2:00pm Horticultural Therapy Services
OFS

Our lives on Earth are totally dependent on plants. As people start making plans for long-distance space travel, there is a critical need for technology that can bring life-sustaining plants along on the journey. Join Dr. Carl Lewis, Director of more...
232BOT825O 11/30 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Lewis, Ph. D
ONLINE

Create your own professional-looking arrangements with economical, store-bought bouquets. Using simple design principles and fresh flowers from your local grocery store or farmers market, learn how to design and create your own elegant arrangements. $45 materials fee. more...
232FDN210B 11/30 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Mele
MDTN

December

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...
232HRT142BO 12/01 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

The holidays come to life with fragrant, long lasting decorations for your door, table and mantel. Explore working with fresh pine, fir, cedar, boxwood, juniper and arborvitae. Cones and berries will add seasonal interest. Personalize your projects with accents of more...
232FDN335A 12/03 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Norman
NYBG

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 will bring a hint of the sun-drenched tropics to your home. We'll discuss the more...
232GAR289A 12/03 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Brown
MDTN

The holidays come to life with fragrant, long lasting decorations for your door, table and mantel. Explore working with fresh pine, fir, cedar, boxwood, juniper and arborvitae. Cones and berries will add seasonal interest. Personalize your projects with accents of more...
232FDN335B 12/04 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Norman
NYBG

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
NYBG

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
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