Horticulture Classes

Develop the vital skills needed to protect and manage landscapes, maintain healthy trees, design attractive gardens, and produce landscape plants. Many horticulture students start their own businesses or pursue rewarding careers in a breadth of areas, including landscaping companies, nurseries and garden centers, public parks, botanical gardens, and private estates. Enroll in a single class or pursue a Horticulture Certificate.

Click here for an overview of the Certificate Program.


August

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Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course more...
231HRT301CO 08/13 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

September

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
231HRT300GO 09/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Bucuvalas
ONLINE

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This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with the basic more...
231HRT338BBL 09/10 Sa 9:30am-12:30pm Ruggiero
BLENDED

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Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources. We'll discuss ways more...
231HRT395BO 09/12 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Conaway
ONLINE

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This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with the basic more...
231HRT338A 09/13 Tu 4:00pm-6:00pm Hagen
NYBG

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Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn more...
231LAN311BO 09/13 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Miller
ONLINE

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Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring landscapes, these combinations are more...
231HRT353BBL 09/14 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Hoch
BLENDED

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Explore a holistic approach to keeping trees healthy and vigorous. Topics include planting and more...
231HRT422 09/14 We 5:00pm-7:00pm Hall
NYBG

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Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
231HRT411C 09/15 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Ruggiero
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.
Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn more...
231LAN311C 09/16 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
NYBG

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
231HRT300HO 09/17 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Day Nishiura
ONLINE

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Improve your climbing skills by learning techniques such as rope setting, knot tying, body more...
231HRT304 09/17 Sa 9:00am-2:30pm Picciano
Davila
NYBG

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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
231HRT358EBL 09/18 Su 9:00am-11:00am Moore
BLENDED

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Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course more...
231HRT301D 09/21 We 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
NYBG

As leaders from around the world convene in New York City for Climate Week 2022, NYBG will host a symposium to investigate new trends in climate science, why forests are crucial in mitigating climate change, and what individuals can do more...
231BOT818 09/22 Th 9:00am-11:30am Hayhoe, Ph.D.
Braņa Varela
Lohmann, Ph.D.
Daly, Ph.D.
Nagele
Samper, Ph.D.
NYBG

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Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and more...
231HRT331ABL 09/24 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Nolan
BLENDED
231HRT331BBL 09/25 Su 10:00am-1:00pm McLaughlin
BLENDED

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This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with the basic more...
231HRT338C 09/29 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Rossi
NYBG
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