Floral Design Classes

The New York Botanical Garden is home to New York Citys oldest and most prestigious Floral Design Program, and for over four decades has sent hundreds of graduates on to enjoy rewarding careers. With hands-on practice and with personal attention from NYBGs rigorous yet nurturing instructors, youll develop the mastery and confidence to express yourself through flowers. Choose an individual course for fun, or pursue a Certificate in Floral Design.

Click here for an overview of the Certificate Program.


July

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
221FDN304AO 07/28 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
ONLINE

August

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...
221FDN243EO 08/04 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
221FDN502BO 08/05 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
ONLINE

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...
221FDN312BO 08/07 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Tabletop garlands and floral runners are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to their lush and elegant beauty. Learn the techniques of color, repetition, and rhythm more...
221FDN362O 08/19 Th 10:00am-2:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

September

Note the "Location" of each section, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, more...
221FDN300DO 09/08 We 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
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...
221FDN243FO 09/14 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
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...
221HRT142CO 09/19 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Breyer
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.
Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, more...
221FDN300C 09/22 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
221FDN302BO 09/29 We 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE