Weekend Gardening Workshops

September

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
All of your hard work in the garden should produce healthful, nutritious food; so don't let a host of pest problems ruin this for you. Learn more...
221GAR201GO 09/19 Su 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

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...
221GAR201HO 09/26 Su 9:30am-11:30am Storrs
ONLINE

October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
222GAR200AO 10/02 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Cappello-Ruggiero
Marsh
Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and container styles, potting mixes, fertilization, and watering.

222GAR200BO 10/02 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Containers are an unnatural habitat, with fertilizer, water and root restrictions that suit some plants better than others. Find out which plants to avoid, which ones more...
222GAR200CO 10/16 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn which native plants are the best choices to use successfully in containers. Even if you don't have room for a perennial garden, you can still more...
222GAR200DO 10/23 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
ONLINE

November 16 Midtown Education Center, Manhattan
Apartment Gardener's Saturday


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 more...
222GAR299A 10/30 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Raimondi, CLP
Brown
Satch
MDTN

Successful indoor gardening requires knowledge of both plant material and growing techniques. Learn to select the right plants for various locations, based on light levels, temperatures, and aesthetics. Discuss unusual plants, tools and supplies, and maintenance such as grooming, nutrition, more...
222GAR299B 10/30 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Raimondi, CLP
MDTN

Houseplants don't have to be dull! Find out about new and unusual plants that thrive in the light-deprived light conditions to choose the right plants for your space. Discover cultivation techniques for these shade-loving species, including fertilization, water management, and more...
222GAR299C 10/30 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Brown
MDTN

Enjoy fresh herbs year-round by learning specific techniques for growing them indoors. Whether you want to transplant your outdoor herb garden inside, or start your kitchen herb garden from scratch, this class teaches you the essentials of managing indoor growing more...
222GAR299D 10/30 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Satch
MDTN

November

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
November 8, 15, & 22 | 9:30-11:30 am
222GAR202AO 11/06 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
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...
222GAR202BO 11/06 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
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...
222GAR202CO 11/13 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

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...
222GAR202DO 11/20 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
ONLINE

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...
223GAR225A 02/26 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...
223GAR225B 02/26 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...
223GAR225C 02/26 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...
223GAR225D 02/26 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG