NYBG Plant Studio

Ready to set off on your captivating journey into the botanical world? Discover the perfect balance of flexible coursework and expert instruction with NYBG Plant Studio—the newest addition to NYBG's Continuing Education program.

Our bite-sized online courses are tailor-made for you—the plant curious, plant advocate, or busy plant lover. Dig into gardening, botany, floral design, landscape design, and more from the comfort of your own space, whenever it fits your schedule, wherever you are located in the world. You'll meet an array of seasoned plant professionals eager to expand your plant knowledge through pre-recorded course videos, virtual tours of gorgeous garden spaces, often off limits to the general public, and individualized feedback on hands-on projects to shape your success.

Browse our current portfolio of Plant Studio courses below.


April

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
243PLT100 04/03   Merritt
ONLINE-FLEX

Do you find yourself daydreaming about the plants around you—wondering how they grow and thrive? Indulge your curiosity as we introduce you to the fascinating world of plant science, and the techniques our scientists use to study, collect, and conserve more...
243PLT110 04/03   Naghshineh
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn how to design, plant, and care for a container garden that's both functional and full of four-season beauty, whether it's on your home patio, terrace, or deck—or in your apartment. This course teaches you the basics of choosing and more...
243PLT120 04/03   Beyers
ONLINE-FLEX

Familiarize yourself with the basics of sustainable floral design through orchids. This course teaches you to create stunning arrangements, step by step, with simple design principles and easy-to-find materials. You'll gain confidence in your skills by creating three orchid arrangements more...
243PLT130 04/03   Khan
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn to prune like NYBG! In this two-week course, our plant experts will guide you through essential pruning techniques for woody plants like small trees and shrubs, provide insight on why and when to prune, as well as give constructive more...
243PLT140 04/03   Ippolito
ONLINE-FLEX

May

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
244PLT100A 05/01   Chubbuck
ONLINE-FLEX

Do you find yourself daydreaming about the plants around you—wondering how they grow and thrive? Indulge your curiosity as we introduce you to the fascinating world of plant science, and the techniques our scientists use to study, collect, and conserve more...
244PLT110A 05/01   Day
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn how to design, plant, and care for a container garden that's both functional and full of four-season beauty, whether it's on your home patio, terrace, or deck—or in your apartment. This course teaches you the basics of choosing and more...
244PLT120A 05/01   Marsh
ONLINE-FLEX

Familiarize yourself with the basics of sustainable floral design through orchids. This course teaches you to create stunning arrangements, step by step, with simple design principles and easy-to-find materials. You'll gain confidence in your skills by creating three orchid arrangements more...
244PLT130A 05/01   Elfe
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn to prune like NYBG! In this two-week course, our plant experts will guide you through essential pruning techniques for woody plants like small trees and shrubs, provide insight on why and when to prune, as well as give constructive more...
244PLT140A 05/01   Perkowski
ONLINE-FLEX

June

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
244PLT100B 06/05   Merritt
ONLINE-FLEX

Do you find yourself daydreaming about the plants around you—wondering how they grow and thrive? Indulge your curiosity as we introduce you to the fascinating world of plant science, and the techniques our scientists use to study, collect, and conserve more...
244PLT110B 06/05   Alvarez
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn how to design, plant, and care for a container garden that's both functional and full of four-season beauty, whether it's on your home patio, terrace, or deck—or in your apartment. This course teaches you the basics of choosing and more...
244PLT120B 06/05   Beyers
ONLINE-FLEX

Familiarize yourself with the basics of sustainable floral design through orchids. This course teaches you to create stunning arrangements, step by step, with simple design principles and easy-to-find materials. You'll gain confidence in your skills by creating three orchid arrangements more...
244PLT130B 06/05   Elfe
ONLINE-FLEX

Learn to prune like NYBG! In this two-week course, our plant experts will guide you through essential pruning techniques for woody plants like small trees and shrubs, provide insight on why and when to prune, as well as give constructive more...
244PLT140B 06/05   Finley
ONLINE-FLEX