Horticultural Therapy Classes

If you have a passion for plants and helping people, then pursue horticultural therapy and learn how to bring people and the natural environment together for healing purposes. Acquire the therapeutic skills and horticultural techniques needed to serve a broad population of people in need. Enroll in a single course or pursue a Horticultural Therapy Certificate.

Click here for an overview of the Certificate Program.


October

Note the "Location" of each section, as we have blended and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about more...
222THR301ABL 10/05 Tu 4:00pm-6:30pm Meore
BLENDED

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
222HRT411A 10/06 We 5:30pm-8:30pm Weinstein
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Older adults present an increasing need for therapeutic services. Learn about the physical, sensory, cognitive, psychological, and social aspects of aging and their implications for horticultural more...
222THR401AO 10/12 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Brechner
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.
Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including more...
222THR404ABL 10/13 We 6:30pm-9:00pm Krus, HTR
BLENDED

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...
222HRT300B 10/14 Th 2:00pm-4:40pm O'Brien
NYBG

With multiple gardens, beehives, and an outdoor classroom, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center provides therapeutic and educational horticulture for people of all ages as part of its mission to empower Bronx residents and advance the well-being of this vibrant community. Tour more...
222THR567A 10/14 Th 2:00pm-6:00pm Sherman
OFS

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes more...
222GAR301A 10/16 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Cappello-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.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
222HRT300A 10/16 Sa 10:30am-1:10pm Schondorf-Seghrouchni
NYBG

With its 32' x 40' growing space for edible and sensory plantings, The Garden of Hope offers horticultural therapy opportunities to a wide array of special needs populations. The garden is equipped with rolling planting tables, traditional raised beds, and more...
221THR546 10/22 Fr 9:30am-2:30pm Meore
OFS

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...
222HRT300CO 10/23 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Paradiso
ONLINE
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