Weekend Gardening Workshops

October

From windows to terraces, indoors or out, apartment dwellers have ample opportunity to garden—even as winter approaches! Whether you want to develop your green thumb by learning how to select incredible houseplants (and how to care for them) or by more...
232GAR299A 10/22 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Raimondi, CLP
Satch
Gershberg
MDTN

Select the right plants, based on light, temperature, and aesthetics. Discover unusual plants, and tools and techniques to keep indoor plants healthy.
232GAR299B 10/22 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Raimondi, CLP
MDTN

Many new and unusual plants can thrive in light-deprived corners. Choose the right plants for your space, and develop fertilization, water management, and pest control techniques for these shade-loving species.
232GAR299C 10/22 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Gershberg
MDTN

Whether you're bringing outdoor herbs inside, or starting a kitchen herb garden from scratch, this class covers the essentials-from managing indoor conditions to harvesting and storing herbs for maximum flavor and fragrance.
232GAR299D 10/22 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Satch
MDTN

February

Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right. Gain insights into getting the soil prepped and ready to go, best pruning practices, and waking up the more...
233GAR225A 02/25 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
Himmelman
Ruggiero
NYBG

Spring cleaning in the garden can be fun. Get shrub and herbaceous borders spruced up and looking good! Review a checklist of tasks to be performed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of more...
233GAR225B 02/25 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
NYBG

Rich, nutritious soil makes for large, healthy plants and reduces the need for regular fertilization. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture; how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve its qualities. more...
233GAR225C 02/25 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Himmelman
NYBG

Late winter is a great time to get your woody plants in shape by thinning out overgrowth to create open, healthy, beautiful trees and shrubs. Learn how and when to prune, proper tools for the job, why pruning is necessary, more...
233GAR225D 02/25 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG