Crafts & DIY

July

"Put up" your peaches using time-honored canning techniques for three preparations that will extend the bounty of your favorite stone fruits long after summer is gone. Create a compote to top your summer desserts; prepare for fall with warming spices; more...
231CKG231 07/09 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
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...
231FDN243DO 07/11 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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Historical bartenders and modern mixologists have long used a great variety of herbal and botanical ingredients to add flavor, body, and visual flair to drinks. Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures more...
231CKG240 07/13 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Freeman
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her techniques for styling Instagram-worthy photos using dried and fresh flowers, herbs, branches and plants. She'll demonstrate how to curate more...
231FDN312O 07/16 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Experience the meditative quality of origami, the simple yet intricate art of folding paper. We'll create a variety of flowers—from tulips and carnations to roses and more...
231CRF269O 07/21 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Raab
ONLINE

August

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...
231BIL140CO 08/01 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
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...
231FDN243EO 08/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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Return to great-grandma's tried-and-true process to make pickled cucumbers in three styles—spicy dill, sweet bread-and-butter, and zesty relish. Designedfor beginners, this class covers the basics—from recipes to food prep to sterilizing. You'll pick up tips and tricks for pickling all more...
231CKG221 08/06 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

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.

Please bring: more...
231FDN210B 08/10 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Mele
MDTN

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...
231CRF277CO 08/11 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Kroik
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Gather plants and urban detritus (like rust!) from the surrounding landscape to make beautiful dyes-bright magenta pokeweed, dark black walnut, and rich purple wild grape. In the first session, artist and founder of the Toronto Ink Company Jason Logan will more...
231CRF187 08/13 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

Explore the ancient technique of broom making. Fiber artist and educator Poliana Danila will show you how to work with natural materials to create a useful and beautiful hand broom. Using agave fibers, you'll make a 5-inch broom that can more...
231CRF257 08/14 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Danila
NYBG

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Experiment with garden flowers to produce brilliant golden hues on cloth made of vegetable fibers such as 100% cotton, linen, or hemp. We will cover how more...
231CRF103O 08/20 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Lavin
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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...
231CKG207BO 08/24 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Michelotti
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Wondering what to do with your bounty of tomatoes? Preserve them, of course! We will show you the best ways to process and hot pack your harvest, with a simple method borrowed from industrial canning. We'll make a chili tomato more...
231CKG226 08/27 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

September

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...
231FDN243FO 09/15 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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Join us to fashion your own skib, a traditional Irish basket. You'll learn to use a pairing weave to craft an open center and waling to fashion the sides. You'll finish your tray with a decorative woven border, perfect for more...
231CRF208 09/16 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Clark
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
231CRF237BO 09/18 Su 2:00pm-4:00pm Yanni
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...
231BIL140DO 09/19 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE