Certificate Track 4 - Sustainable Garden Design

January

Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Through lectures more...
233HRT301BO 01/07 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Katharhy
ONLINE

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300DO 01/10 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bucuvalas
ONLINE

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
233LAN301BO 01/10 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
ONLINE

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300EO 01/21 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Day Nishiura
ONLINE

Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Through lectures more...
233HRT301CO 01/21 Sa 1:00pm-3:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

This studio-oriented course covers basic site analysis, planting plans, and color schemes (analogous or sequential, complementary, and monochrome). Presentations, discussions, and design projects combine practical information with theoretical garden design.
233HRT551BL 01/21 Sa 6:00pm-8:50pm Tan
BLENDED

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework required
233LAN311BO 01/21 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Miller
ONLINE

Manage annual and perennial gardens with a variety of practices: soil and weed management, watering, pest identification and control, and seasonal clean-up. Develop a management plan for a small perennial garden.
233HRT344O 01/25 We 10:00am-12:00pm Hanson Moore
ONLINE

February

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
233LAN301CO 02/01 We 10:00am-1:00pm Merritt
ONLINE

Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources. We'll discuss ways to minimize water usage, effectively handle stormwater, create a healthy soil food web, and use non-toxic alternatives to maintain optimal plant health.
233HRT395 02/04 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Conaway
NYBG

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300F 02/07 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm O'Brien
NYBG

Become familiar with the cultural requirements, identifying features, and uses of native and non-native broadleaved evergreens, and incorporate them into both naturalistic and formal landscape settings. Major plant groups studied include Ilex, Rhododendron, Buxus, and evergreen groundcovers.
233HRT332B 02/24 Fr 10:30am-12:45pm Simeone
NYBG

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework required
233LAN311CO 02/24 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
NYBG

March

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
233HRT300GO 03/06 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

This course is designed for horticulturists, gardeners, or designers who want to learn to identify and classify familiar and unusual spring-, summer-, and autumn-flowering bulbs. We will also focus on understanding their biology. more...
233HRT342 03/16 Th 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell
NYBG

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
233LAN301DO 03/20 Mo 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
ONLINE

April

Choose the right plant for the right place, based on site-specific design and maintenance criteria. Learn landscape values such as size, texture, color, and flowering and fruiting seasons. Review trees, shrubs, groundcovers, annuals, and perennials suitable for this region.
234HRT358A 04/15 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
NYBG
234HRT358BBL 04/16 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Nolan
BLENDED