Gardening:
Intro Classes & Workshops


May

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...
224GAR222O 05/17 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Beyers
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.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
224HRT300C 05/17 Tu 10:00am-12:40pm O'Brien
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Eagle Street Farm co-founder Annie Novak covers the tips and tricks of maintaining a healthy, organic, tomato garden in raised beds on your rooftop, in containers more...
224GAR143AO 05/18 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Novak
ONLINE

May 21, Midtown Education Center, Manhattan

All About Containers Saturday

No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space-deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or window sill. With the right combination of plants, containers provide more...
224GAR200A 05/21 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Brown
Tyson-Strait
Brown
MDTN

Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthyoutdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plantsthrive in containers and you'll more...
224GAR200B 05/21 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Brown
MDTN

Containers are wonderful in any setting—whether alone on a windowsill or terrace, or incorporated into a yard or formal garden. Learn a comprehensive approach to designing with containers, including how, when, where and why you should use a particular pot more...
224GAR200C 05/21 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Tyson-Strait
MDTN

Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid to those varieties that not only taste great but also look beautiful, including varieties more...
224GAR200D 05/21 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Brown
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Seed starting is a fun way to expand your garden's potential. This class covers the basics, including choosing what seeds to start and the proper location, more...
224GAR201HO 05/21 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Gershberg
ONLINE


This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basics of successfully cultivating perennials in a variety of garden settings. Discussion topics include site selection, soil preparation, tools, planting techniques, maintenance practices, plant more...
224GAR323O 05/26 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

June

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
June 4, 11, & 18 | 9:30-11:30 am
224GAR202AO 06/04 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman, EcoBeneficial
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...
224GAR202BO 06/04 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman, EcoBeneficial
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.
Expert rosarian Shauna Moore walks you through the history of a more...
224GAR361BL 06/05 Su 9:30am-11:30am Moore
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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
224HRT358CBL 06/05 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Nolan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224CKG207AO 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Farms and edible gardens are popping up on rooftops across the country. But rooftop, terraces, and balcony spaces have their own unique challenges for soil maintenance, more...
224GAR328O 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Novak
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...
224HRT142BO 06/08 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Breyer
ONLINE

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...
224GAR202CO 06/11 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Make a great first impression by creating a welcoming entry garden for your home. Learn how to design a stylish front garden. Review examples that work more...
224GAR326BO 06/12 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
224HRT300DO 06/15 We 10:30am-12:30pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less sugar and no additives or pectin. You'll come away with the techniques and recipes more...
224CKG200 06/18 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
224GAR202DO 06/18 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
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...
224GAR301DO 06/18 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

Learn the fundamentals for turning ordinary nursery stock into a living work of art. This workshop covers the five major styles of bonsai along with plant and container selection, branch and root pruning, wiring, and potting. Students can choose to more...
224GAR912 06/25 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Capobianco
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid more...
224GAR200MO 06/29 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Novak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
224HRT300HO 06/30 Th 1:00pm-3:00pm Alvarez
ONLINE

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

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
231HRT300E 07/12 Tu 6:00pm-8:15pm Schondorf-Seghrouchni
MDTN

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...
231HRT142CO 07/18 Mo 6:15pm-8:15pm Breyer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Containers are wonderful in any setting—whether alone on a windowsill or terrace, or incorporated into a yard or formal garden. Learn a comprehensive approach to designing more...
231GAR200RO 07/23 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

August

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

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
231HRT300FO 08/06 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Day, Ph.D.
ONLINE

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...
231GAR289 08/18 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Brown
MDTN

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...
231GAR301EO 08/18 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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
ONLINE

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.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant more...
231HRT300GO 09/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Bucuvalas
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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...
231GAR315BO 09/11 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial
ONLINE

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...
231GAR324 09/13 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Eagle Street Farm co-founder Annie Novak covers the tips and tricks of maintaining a healthy, organic, tomato garden in raised beds on your rooftop, in containers more...
231GAR143BO 09/14 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Novak
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...
231GAR320O 09/17 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
With a little bit of planning, your garden can look beautiful in all seasons, even after the flowers fade. Knowing which plants to select is key, more...
231GAR369O 09/17 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each section, as we may have in-person and blended options. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
231HRT358D 09/17 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and more...
231GAR327BO 09/30 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

October

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...
232GAR301AO 10/04 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
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...
232HRT142AO 10/23 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Breyer
ONLINE