September

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore best practices for analyzing sites, balancing weight restrictions with programmatic goals, selecting resilient plant palettes, managing storm water, and more. We'll overview typical green-roof components more...
211LAN461O 09/21 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Holzman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Vibrant, locally sourced dahlias make for simple yet spectacular arrangements that are perfect for a mantel, entry table, or dining centerpiece. Take a page from trend-setting more...
211FDN398O 09/22 Tu 10:00am-2:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
211HRT301CO 09/22 Tu 2:00pm-5:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
211LAN301AO 09/22 Tu 6:30pm-9:30pm Bunnell
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Apply basic design concepts to site-specific problems, focusing on the process of design development. Start with a conceptual design, then progress through the schematic phase, leading more...
211LAN402AO 09/22 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm McConnell
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Eagle Street Farm co-founder Annie Novak covers the tips and tricks of maintaining a healthy, organic, tomato garden in raised beds on your rooftop, in containers more...
211GAR143BO 09/23 We 6:15pm-7:45pm Novak
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.
This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with more...
211HRT338ABL 09/23 We 5:30pm-7:30pm Hagen
BLENDED

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...
211HRT300JO 09/24 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Grossman
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.
Learn the basic techniques of landscape gardening, with an emphasis on ecologically more...
211HRT311BL 09/24 Th 4:30pm-7:30pm Weinstein
BLENDED

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.
Autumn is one of the most spectacular times to learn more about more...
211BOT331BBL 09/25 Fr 9:00am-12:00pm Slowik
BLENDED

This class will meet outside on NYBG grounds; rain or shine. Registered students will receive more information regarding meeting location. Participants must follow current safety procedures.
From the field to the folder, this course covers the essentials of making more...
211BOT338 09/25 Fr 2:00pm-5:00pm Atha
Ahn
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry more...
211FDN300FO 09/25 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating more...
211GAR360AO 09/25 Fr 10:30am-12:30pm Bakshi
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.
Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring more...
211HRT140BL 09/25 Fr 9:30am-11:00am Schuler
BLENDED

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.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and more...
211HRT331ABL 09/25 Fr 10:00am-2:00pm Nolan
BLENDED

This class will meet outside on NYBG grounds; rain or shine. Registered students will receive more information regarding meeting location. Participants must follow current safety procedures.

Hand-woven willow baskets bring a touch of rustic yet elegant beauty to your home. more...
211CRF285 09/26 Sa 10:30am-3:00pm Clark
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave more...
211GAR173CO 09/26 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
211HRT358CBL 09/26 Sa 10:00am-12:50pm D'Antonio
BLENDED

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.
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused more...
211HRT481BBL 09/26 Sa 10:00am-2:00pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. In the event of inclement winter weather, class will occur online via Zoom. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in as necessary. more...
211WEL102A 09/26 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG
211WEL102B 09/26 Sa 11:30am-12:30pm Torres
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
211FDN243KO 09/29 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
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.
This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with more...
211HRT338BBL 09/29 Tu 10:00am-2:00pm Ruggiero
BLENDED

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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
211HRT358DBL 09/29 Tu 1:30pm-5:30pm Nolan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles more...
211FDN302AO 09/30 We 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Do you prefer simple and clean or wild and lush? Whatever your preference, learn to use basic principles of repetition, symmetry, and color theory to blend more...
211GAR364O 09/30 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
211LAN301CO 09/30 We 10:00am-1:00pm Merritt
ONLINE

October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of garden design principles that ensure the best layout plan and more...
212GAR222AO 10/01 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Build and expand upon your graphic presentation skills to create professional presentations to clients.Trimble SketchUp, a 3D sketching software program,is the focus of this advanced graphics more...
212LAN417O 10/01 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Einhorn
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Delve into the fascinating world of the creatures that make up 84% of the Animal Kingdom—what renowned biologist E.O. Wilson once called "the little things that more...
212NAT322O 10/02 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Chaya
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.
Explore the basic principles that influence the ecological relationships of the forest more...
212BOT326BL 10/03 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Schmiege
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
211HRT411PO 10/04 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting miniature ornamental pumpkins from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be more...
212BIL229O 10/04 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Wry
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

What can you do this fall to ensure a healthy garden next spring? Get a head start on your best garden ever by taking care of more...
212GAR185AO 10/04 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Meredith
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Join the cut flower farming revolution! Discover the basics of how to design, plant, grow, and harvest a cutting garden that will be productive throughout the more...
212HRT142O 10/04 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Breyer
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.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and more...
212HRT331CBL 10/04 Su 10:00am-2:00pm McLaughlin
BLENDED

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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
212HRT358ABL 10/04 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Moore
BLENDED

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.
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused more...
212HRT481ABL 10/04 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the myriad structures and life cycles of the vast diversity of plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria. Delve into the evolutionary reasons behind how and more...
212BOT317O 10/05 Mo 5:00pm-8:00pm Zumajo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Paleobotany, the study of plant evolution through fossil evidence, gives us insights into Earth's past and present flora. Gain a clearer perception about historical patterns of more...
212BOT434O 10/05 Mo 5:00pm-7:00pm Boyer, Ph.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
212HRT301AO 10/05 Mo 10:30am-1:30pm Grossman
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.
Learn how to identify and manage the common turf and landscape weeds more...
212HRT482BLS 10/05 Mo 4:30pm-7:30pm Deluca
BLENDED

This lecture series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Three gifted landscape architects—Thomas Balsley, Gina Ford, and Walter Hood—push the boundaries of invention with designs for urban waterfront parks that exhibit an extraordinary confluence more...
212LAN801AO 10/05 Mo 6:30pm-7:30pm Balsley
Ford
Hood
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Tom Balsley, FASLA, is a world renowned landscape architect whose NYC-based studio, SWA/Balsley, is best known for its fusion of landscape and urbanism into award-winning parks more...
212LAN801BO 10/05 Mo 6:30pm-7:30pm Balsley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known more...
212BOT308AO 10/06 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Holmes
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Florists and floral designers who want long-lasting, gorgeous interior plantings won't want to miss this unique class from florist, horticulturist, and indoor plant expert Chris Raimondi. more...
212FDN310O 10/06 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Raimondi, CLP
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
212GAR301AO 10/06 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Farms and edible gardens are popping up on rooftops across the country. But rooftop, terraces, and balcony spaces have their own unique challenges for soil maintenance, more...
212GAR328O 10/06 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Novak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
With its wide variety of habitats and its position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise. Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live more...
212NAT321AO 10/06 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Chaya
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants—the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and more...
212BIL300AO 10/07 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping more...
212FDN304AO 10/07 We 10:00am-5:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

With charming, natural palettes and impressive scale, hydrangeas are a garden favorite. Since these blossoms are durable and easy to handle, their beauty is a natural more...
212FDN357O 10/07 We 10:00am-12:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore how to effectively organize and operate a small landscape business that will sustain itself and earn a profit. We will discuss how to attract new more...
212LAN457AO 10/07 We 10:15am-12:15pm Zavaglia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of more...
212THR301AO 10/07 We 9:00am-11:30am Meore
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Since Autumn is the optimum season to plant bulbs, now is the time to decide what will work best in your garden. In this class, you'll more...
212GAR287O 10/08 Th 5:00pm-6:30pm Hagen
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Explore how focus stacking allows photographers to create images of extraordinary depth, sharpness, and detail. This technique is achieved using digital software to combine many images more...
212GWP276O 10/08 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Falk
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

As urban populations expand and access to arable land and potable water shrinks, agri-entrepreneurs are turning to innovative systems to grow food indoors without soil-aeroponics, aquaponics, more...
212HRT155AO 10/08 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Yurgalevitch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Children and adolescents with special needs are the focus of this course. Gain an understanding of the causes and characteristics of various developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, more...
212THR402O 10/13 Tu 6:00pm-8:30pm D'Amico
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic more...
212BIL145AO 10/14 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for the first session and at Van Cortlandt Park for the second. Registered students will receive login instructions for the online portion. The exact meeting place for the in-person session will be shared more...
212BOT368BL 10/14 We 10:00am-2:00pm Sadowski
OFS

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Examine pre-planting procedures, from soil preparation to crop rotation planning. Study the timing and techniques of planting, pest management, and harvest and post-harvest handling. Survey heirloom more...
212GAR431AO 10/14 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Storrs
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.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and more...
212HRT331BBL 10/14 We 10:00am-2:00pm Ruggiero
BLENDED

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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
212HRT358CBL 10/14 We 10:00am-2:00pm Nolan
BLENDED

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.
Creating beautiful and sustainable outdoor spaces requires an understanding of the principles more...
212LAN428ABL 10/14 We 5:30pm-7:30pm Eckerson
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of more...
212WEL134AO 10/14 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

Take a guided ramble with wild foods author and forager author Marie Viljoen and learn to how to identify use the edible plants that are indigenous to the Northeast. Visit NYBG's Native Garden and the Thain Family Forest and discover more...
212CKG229 10/15 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
You loved her recent New Yorker covers! Award-winning artist and seasoned educator Jenny Kroik is known for the loosely rendered, evocative scenes she describes as "very more...
212CRF277AO 10/15 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Kroik
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Full, lavish arrangements to enhance entrance halls, ballrooms, parties, and hotels are always in demand. Learn the mechanics behind how these dramatic arrangements are designed and more...
212FDN502O 10/15 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Study the entire cannabis growing cycle, including best practices for critical harvest and post-harvest procedures and how artificial lighting and carbon dioxide enrichment can help maximize more...
212HRT156AO 10/15 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This course introduces students to the practical skills required for growing plants in greenhouses with an emphasis on integrated management techniques. Topics include structures and equipment, more...
212HRT312PO 10/15 Th 5:00pm-7:15pm Gershberg
ONLINE

Pen and ink, among the most versatile and useful media, can be used to create high quality, easily reproducible drawings. Learn how to produce different strokes and how to create tone by using stipple, line, and crosshatch techniques.
Prerequisite: more...
212BIL400AO 10/16 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Morley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Freshen your home while experiencing the soothing benefits of essential oils. Herbalist Amy Anthony will demonstrate how to create custom (4-ounce) aromatherapy soy-based container candles using more...
212WEL138AO 10/16 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Peter
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a Chinese lantern plant from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay more...
212BIL257O 10/17 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The focus of this course is on color theory and application. Colored pencil line and tone can be applied to look like either drawing or painting, more...
212BIL415BO 10/17 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave more...
212GAR173DO 10/17 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

October 17, 24, & 31
9:30-11:30 am


No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space-deck, rooftop, terrace, front more...
212GAR200AO 10/17 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Beyers
Marsh
Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthyoutdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, more...
212GAR200BO 10/17 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

With a little bit of planning, your garden can look beautiful in all seasons, even after the flowers fade. Knowing which plants to select is key, more...
212GAR369O 10/17 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance, it is possible to succeed. Learn the more...
212GAR317AO 10/18 Su 10:00am-12:40pm Beyers
ONLINE

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...
212HRT300AO 10/18 Su 10:30am-12:30pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
212BIL140DO 10/19 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
NYBG Ethnobotanist Dr. Michael Balick has studied the relationship between plants and people for over 40 years. Explore the basics of ethnobotany, supplemented by stories and more...
212BOT344O 10/19 Mo 5:15pm-7:00pm Balick
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with more...
212LAN100AO 10/19 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Now more than ever, clients expect to see beautiful digital plans. Learn the basics of how to scan and enhance hand drawings. Gain familiaritywith the tools more...
212LAN444O 10/19 Mo 6:30pm-8:30pm Molinski
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gina Ford, FASLA, is the cofounder and principal of Agency Landscape + Planning, in Cambridge, MA, a practice dedicated to addressing social equity, cultural vitality and more...
212LAN801CO 10/19 Mo 6:30pm-7:30pm Ford
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an more...
212BIL301CO 10/20 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Bring the colors and warm tones of fall to life through a seasonal journal on Stonehenge kraft paper. With its mid-tone background, learn how kraft paper more...
212BIL455O 10/20 Tu 11:00am-2:45pm Hollender
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
In 2015, renowned garden writer and designer Page Dickey moved from Duck Hill-the beloved 1830's North Salem farmhouse and 3-acre garden she'd owned and loving tended more...
212LAN265AO 10/20 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Dickey
ONLINE

This lecture series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Hear from award-winning and nationally renowned professionals share their expertise. These popular afternoon lectures coincide with monthly morning meetings of the Landscape Design Students and more...
212LAN265GO 10/20 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Dickey
Culp
Palmer
Golden
Herman
Zuckerman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This comprehensive class covers the basic techniques of botanical watercolor. Learn how to use your brushes to make smooth, underlying washes, aswell as to create fine more...
212BIL331CO 10/22 Th 10:30am-1:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
212FDN243AO 10/22 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and more...
212GAR327O 10/22 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating more...
212GAR360BO 10/22 Th 6:15pm-8:15pm Bakshi
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Urban flora can be found growing in unlikely places, from city sidewalks and highway medians to lawns, and other man-made structures. Most of these plants are more...
212NAT332O 10/22 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Slowik
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

What can you do this fall to ensure a healthy garden next spring? Get a head start on your best garden ever by taking care of more...
212GAR185BO 10/23 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Meredith
ONLINE

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...
212HRT300BO 10/23 Fr 9:30am-11:30am Fusco
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Explore multiple ways to bring the beauty of dried flowers into your home. In the first session, you'll discover tips on which flower types will last more...
212CRF237O 10/24 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her techniques for styling Instagram-worthy photos using dried and fresh flowers, herbs, branches and plants. She'll demonstrate how to curate more...
212FDN312AO 10/24 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Containers are an unnatural habitat that have fertilizer, water and root restrictions that suit some plants better than others. Find out which plants to avoid (eggplant), more...
212GAR200CO 10/24 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Though graphite is generally considered to be most beneficial in producing sketches or "studies" for more complete drawings and paintings, it can also be used to more...
212BIL370O 10/25 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Rawlins
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Channel windswept moors, foreboding castles, and covens as you design a haunting floral design in utilizing dramatic and beautiful seasonal materials. You'll combine black dahlias, chocolate more...
212FDN307O 10/25 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
212HRT301BO 10/25 Su 12:00pm-3:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, more...
212CKG241O 10/26 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of more...
212BOT302AO 10/28 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry more...
212FDN300AO 10/28 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
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.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
212HRT321ABL 10/29 Th 2:00pm-5:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
As founder and creative director of Hood Design Studio in Oakland, California, Walter Hood makes urban spaces that resonate with and enrich the lives of current more...
212LAN801DO 10/29 Th 6:30pm-7:30pm Hood
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Did you know that Blue Jays can mimic the cry of a Red-tailed Hawk? Train your ear to find them as well as other talented mimics, more...
212NAT341O 10/29 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Chaya
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. more...
212BIL302AO 10/30 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Explore the philosophy and history of the organic method, the biological principles upon which it is based, and the practical techniques used to implement it. This more...
212GAR308O 10/30 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Viburnums have recently skyrocketed to gardening fame, and for good reason! They offer so much to the landscape including unparalleled beauty and fragrance, adaptability and pest more...
212GAR156O 10/31 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Simeone
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...
212GAR200DO 10/31 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

This two-day course covers proper pruning techniques for maintaining shrubs, evergreens, hedges and trees. Recommended tool choices and their maintenance will be discussed. Shrub pruning demonstration more...
212GAR236AO 10/31 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Perkowski
ONLINE

November

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Focus on the most brilliant and seasonal foliage—maple, ginkgo, sassafras, or even something unexpected.

Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated more...
212BIL203O 11/01 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Embroidery is tightly tied to human culture. The earliest known examples-intricately decorated clothes, boots, and hats found in Russia-date back to 30,000 BCE. NYC-based artist Jessica more...
212CRF278AO 11/01 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
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.
Pest identification is key to maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden. Learn to more...
212GAR320BL 11/01 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

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.
Learn native and non—native broadleaved evergreens; become familiar with their cultural requirements, more...
212HRT332BL 11/01 Su 10:30am-1:00pm Simeone
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
212FDN308AO 11/02 Mo 5:00pm-7:00pm Edinger
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.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
212HRT321BBL 11/03 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles more...
212FDN302BO 11/04 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of garden design principles that ensure the best layout plan and more...
212GAR222CO 11/04 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for more...
212BOT346BO 11/07 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

November 7, 14, & 21
9:30-11:30 am


From windows to terraces, indoors or out, apartment dwellers have ample opportunity to garden-even as winter approaches! Whether you more...
212GAR299AO 11/07 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Raimondi, CLP
Beyers
Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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, more...
212GAR299BO 11/07 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Raimondi, CLP
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
212GAR301BO 11/07 Sa 12:00pm-2:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in a physical rehabilitation setting. Explore the team treatment process and learn about the various more...
212THR403O 11/07 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Wichrowski
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
212BIL140BO 11/08 Su 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

November 8, 15, & 22 | Online | 9:30-11:30 am

Native Plant Selection
Discover what makes a plant native, how to find and select the best species more...
212GAR202AO 11/08 Su 9:30am-11:30am Beyers
Marsh
Eierman
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...
212GAR202BO 11/08 Su 9:30am-11:30am Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn to fashion different types and sizes of wreathes-from those that hang on the wall to those surrounding a candle to bring a soft glow to more...
212CRF194AO 11/09 Mo 6:00pm-7:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Since Autumn is the optimum season to plant bulbs, now is the time to decide what will work best in your garden. In this class, you'll more...
212GAR287BO 11/10 Tu 5:00pm-6:30pm Hagen
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

This class introduces basic garden design principles using the interplay of structural features, plant characteristics, and site assessment. Learn to creatively combine trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, more...
212GAR342AO 11/10 Tu 10:30am-1:00pm Forster
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Study the entire cannabis growing cycle, including best practices for critical harvest and post-harvest procedures and how artificial lighting and carbon dioxide enrichment can help maximize more...
212HRT156BO 11/10 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
ONLINE

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...
212HRT300CO 11/10 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Author, artist, and plant stylist, Hilton Carter is an advocate for seeing plants as living beings worthy of your passion, time, and attention. His own home more...
212GAR825O 11/11 We 7:00pm-8:00pm Carter
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives more...
212FDN306AO 11/12 Th 9:30am-12:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Did you know there are over 200 tree species growing on the streets of Manhattan? Learn to distinguish among the five most common genera and pinpoint more...
212BOT223AO 11/14 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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 more...
212GAR299CO 11/14 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with more...
212LAN100BO 11/14 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Tryba
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Ring in the holiday season with decadent winter fruit preserves. Learn how to make brandied fruit, spiced apple compote, and almond pears in amaretto syrup from more...
212CKG218O 11/15 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
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...
212GAR202CO 11/15 Su 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
212FDN243BO 11/17 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Award-winning gardener-lecturer-naturalist David Culp has spent more than 30 years creating a four-season blooming habitat and sanctuary on two-acres of hillside nestled between forks of the more...
212LAN265BO 11/17 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Culp
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping more...
212FDN304BO 11/18 We 10:00am-5:00pm Cawley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We more...
212WEL215AO 11/18 We 7:00pm-8:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures using plants and ingredients accessible to the urban gardener/drinker. You'll learn more...
212CKG243O 11/20 Fr 6:00pm-7:30pm Freeman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Create a glorious autumnal centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table, crafted from store-bought seasonal flowers and herbs-including roses, Chinese lanterns, celosia, chrysanthemums, mini pumpkins and lady apples. more...
212FDN390O 11/20 Fr 10:00am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.

This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
212BIL263O 11/21 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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 more...
212GAR299DO 11/21 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Storrs
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...
212GAR202DO 11/22 Su 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Practice techniques learned in Botanical Watercolor I using live subjects such as leaves, stems, and fruit. Emphasis is on realistic portrayal of botanical subjects and traditional more...
212BIL332O 11/30 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm James
ONLINE

December

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees more...
212BOT385AO 12/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Knowing a little mycology (the study of fungi) can make you a better mushroom cook. This illustrated talk teaches basic mycology through the lens of your more...
212CKG230O 12/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn to fashion different types and sizes of wreathes-from those that hang on the wall to those surrounding a candle to bring a soft glow to more...
212CRF194BO 12/02 We 6:00pm-7:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of more...
212BOT302BO 12/03 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the techniques and secrets for creating chic, vintage-inspired arrangements in a trendy footed container. Walk through the step-by-step process of crafting a lush, romantic centerpiece. more...
212FDN349O 12/03 Th 10:30am-3:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Discover how to design your own terrarium or vivarium with Christopher Satch, plant scientist and award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Through lecture and demonstration, more...
212CRF275O 12/05 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
212FDN243CO 12/08 Tu 11:00am-1:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Create a lush work of embroidery to brighten your home! NYC-based artist Jessica Maffia will explain four ways to transfer a design to fabric. You will more...
212CRF259AO 12/13 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Frances Palmer centers her creative life-and daily photo shoots-in an airy studio inside her Connecticut barn. The celebrated potter, gardener, cook and entrepreneur was trained as more...
212LAN265CO 12/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Palmer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Create a Dutch Masters still-life inspired centerpiece crafted from store-bought seasonal flowers and herbs, including roses, calla lilies, ranunculus, hydrangeas, rosemary, berries, pine, and eucalyptus stems. more...
212FDN320O 12/18 Fr 10:00am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
ONLINE

January

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.
Prepare for the Core (Basic) and Category 3 (Ornamentals and Turf) exams more...
213HRT357BLS 01/05 Tu 4:15pm-6:45pm Spencer
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an more...
213BIL301AO 01/06 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301CO 01/06 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
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.
Explore a holistic approach to keeping trees healthy and vigorous. Topics include more...
213HRT422BLS 01/06 We 1:00pm-3:00pm Cahilly
BLENDED

Explore a holistic approach to keeping trees healthy and vigorous. Topics include planting and transplanting, pruning, fertilization, root system management, common problems, tree defenses, and lightning protection. Samples of tree problems, supplies, and tools are exhibited.

Required more...
213HRT422S 01/06 We 1:00pm-3:00pm Cahilly
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating more...
213GAR360CO 01/07 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Bakshi
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Apply your understanding of contours, perspective, and tone to drawing three distinct types of flowers. The object is to accurately draw a fully toned flowering plant. more...
213BIL303AO 01/08 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm James
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.
Learn to recognize the characteristics of native and common woody and herbaceous more...
213BOT332BL 01/08 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Slowik
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with more...
213LAN100CO 01/09 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of more...
213THR301BO 01/09 Sa 5:00pm-7:30pm Meore
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.


January 9, 23, & February 6 | Online |
Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal more...
213WEL130AO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
Satch
Hill
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three more...
213WEL130BO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.

This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
213BIL258O 01/10 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Embroidery is tightly tied to human culture. The earliest known examples-intricately decorated clothes, boots, and hats found in Russia-date back to 30,000 BCE. NYC-based artist Jessica more...
213CRF278BO 01/10 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of garden design principles that ensure the best layout plan and more...
213GAR222BO 01/10 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

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...
213HRT300DO 01/11 Mo 10:30am-12:30pm Kutos
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Gardens can be catalysts for learning, health, inclusion, and therapy. Gain the knowledge, expertise, and tools to create, renovate, and evaluate both interior and exterior spaces more...
213THR408O 01/11 Mo 5:30pm-8:00pm Minich
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. more...
213BIL302BO 01/12 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm James
ONLINE

Pen and ink, among the most versatile and useful media, can be used to create high quality, easily reproducible drawings. Learn how to produce different strokes and how to create tone by using stipple, line, and crosshatch techniques.
Prerequisite: more...
213BIL400BO 01/12 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Morley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include more...
213GAR302O 01/12 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn how to nurture the soil so it can sustain your plants. Go beyond basic soil chemistry, by understanding the ionic exchange capacities of soil, as more...
213HRT302O 01/12 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Lozefski
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

It's essential to identify plant diseases before they become widespread in your garden. Explore the basics of disease management, and learn how the principles of Integrated more...
213GAR324O 01/13 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Kokinchak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Through a series of design assignments, learn how to prepare planting plans for a variety of projects. Explore the significance of site conditions as well as more...
213LAN403O 01/13 We 2:00pm-5:00pm Ellickson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an more...
213BIL301BO 01/14 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

A professional online presence is the key to growing your business. In this hands-on class, you will build a simple website (no coding required!) to showcase more...
213BIL395O 01/14 Th 5:00pm-7:20pm Thompson
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.
Learn the basic techniques of winter tree identification using dormant-season characteristics. Buds, more...
213HRT440BL 01/14 Th 1:00pm-4:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the critical components for compiling accurate estimates for landscape projects, including materials, labor, overhead, and contingencies. Learn how to use estimates to stay profitable and more...
213LAN380O 01/15 Fr 10:00am-12:15pm Eckerson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: basic skills for developing professional landscape plans, making base plans from more...
213LAN427O 01/15 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Einhorn
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We more...
213WEL215BO 01/15 Fr 7:00pm-8:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Get a solid grounding in the basic plant body, from the cell to the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits. We will discuss the base-level chemistry more...
213BOT315AO 01/19 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Alim
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
213FDN243DO 01/19 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
213HRT301PO 01/19 Tu 2:00pm-5:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known more...
213BOT308BO 01/21 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Holmes
ONLINE

When the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill in the air, there are still many things to see in the woods and wide open spaces. Join wild foods author and forager author Marie Viljoen for a more...
213CKG247 01/21 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
213HRT321PBL 01/22 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Some 33 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents tout it as a safe, effective treatment for symptoms of cancer, HIV, MS, Parkinson's, and more...
213WEL128O 01/22 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

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...
212HRT300EO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a Purple Coneflower from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay a more...
213BIL253O 01/23 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for more...
213BOT346CO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Anthony
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Fresh from the release of her new book, The Complete Book of Ferns, Mobee Weinstein- NYBG's Foreman of Gardeners for Outdoor Gardens-will show you how to more...
213CRF215O 01/23 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
213HRT301CO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
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.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
213HRT321CBL 01/23 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm Bishop
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411AO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Storrs
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. In the event of inclement winter weather, class will occur online via Zoom. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in as necessary. more...
213WEL102B 01/23 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Discover how to create your own aromatic mini-garden with fresh herbs that you can enjoy year-round. Find out which herbs are easiest to maintain, which grow more...
213WEL130CO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees more...
213BOT385BO 01/24 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Early winter is when citrus is at its juiciest. Learn how to preserve these fruits and savor their tangy flavor throughout the year. Cornell-trained master food more...
213CKG249O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
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.
Learn how to manage annual and perennial gardens using a variety of more...
213HRT344BL 01/24 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Tarantino
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Cold weather and indoor heat can really take its toll on our skin. We will explore some of the best plant based ingredients for specific skin more...
213WEL168O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Scholl
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
213BIL140CO 01/25 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

The role of plant hormones in growth and development is discussed as well as plant movement, water transport through the plant body, and plant metabolism, including more...
213BOT316PO 01/25 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm Alim
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry more...
213FDN300BO 01/26 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
When James Golden set out to create a wet prairie in western Jersey, he faced heavy clay, standing water, and a derelict woodland. Eschewing traditional approaches, more...
213LAN265DO 01/26 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Golden
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave more...
213GAR173AO 01/27 We 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Study the entire cannabis growing cycle, including best practices for critical harvest and post-harvest procedures and how artificial lighting and carbon dioxide enrichment can help maximize more...
213HRT156CO 01/27 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
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.
Through lectures, laboratories, and field trips, learn how to work with plants more...
213HRT412BL 01/27 We 5:30pm-7:30pm Weinstein
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take a deep dive into a hands-on approach to herbal medicine. We'll cover the medicinal properties and uses of close to 100 local or easy-to-source healing more...
213WEL161O 01/27 We 5:30pm-8:15pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This blended class meets online for the first session and at Van Cortlandt Park for the second. Registered students will receive login instructions for the online portion. The exact meeting place for the in-person session will be shared more...
213BOT394BL 01/28 Th 10:00am-2:00pm Sadowski
BLENDED

This lecture series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This year's speakers approach the garden from non-traditional perspectives-healing, inclusiveness, and music-that add new layers to our notions of beautiful spaces and the gardening experience.
213GAR801AO 01/28 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Stuart-Smith
Bennett
Weaner
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener Sue Stuart-Smith believes our minds and our gardens interact in ways that can sustain our innermost selves. Her beautifully written UK more...
213GAR801BO 01/28 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Stuart-Smith
ONLINE

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...
213HRT300FO 01/28 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of sexual and asexual propagation, with attention to fruit development, seedling more...
213HRT411BO 01/28 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they more...
213GAR301DO 01/29 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Help your skin glow! Explore the versatile and surprisingly low-cost array of body scrubs you can make with a few simple ingredients. Learn which oils are more...
213WEL156O 01/29 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Peter
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn how to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest to showcase your work. Define your goals for using social media as a marketing tool, and create more...
213BIL394O 01/31 Su 11:00am-1:30pm Thompson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance, it is possible to succeed. Learn the more...
213GAR317BO 01/31 Su 10:00am-12:40pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Whether you are a budding arborist or weekend woodcutter, knowing how to use your chainsaw safely and maintain it properly are keys to success. This lecture-demonstration more...
213HRT308O 01/31 Su 10:00am-12:10pm Picciano
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing landscapes and formulate the programmatic and functional requirements of a more...
213LAN401O 02/01 Mo 6:15pm-9:15pm Holzman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Hummingbirds play a key role in the pollination of many flower types and can add lively interest to your botanical art. You'll learn the anatomy, habitat more...
213BIL382O 02/02 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Christiansen
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
213FDN308BO 02/02 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

This class introduces basic garden design principles using the interplay of structural features, plant characteristics, and site assessment. Learn to creatively combine trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, more...
213GAR342BO 02/02 Tu 6:15pm-8:45pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Explore how to grow plants without soil using hydroponics, which promotes fast growth and requires less water and space than conventional gardens. You'll learn what systems more...
213HRT141O 02/02 Tu 6:15pm-8:15pm Kutz
Lodvikov
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
213LAN301CO 02/02 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Capps Sarathy
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic more...
213BIL145BO 02/03 We 11:00am-2:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants—the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and more...
213BIL300BO 02/03 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical and Victorian to English garden and Flemish, understanding floral styles more...
213FDN302CO 02/03 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Examine pre-planting procedures, from soil preparation to crop rotation planning. Study the timing and techniques of planting, pest management, and harvest and post-harvest handling. Survey heirloom more...
213GAR431BO 02/03 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Storrs
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.
Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of native and non-native conifers more...
213HRT333BL 02/03 We 2:00pm-5:00pm Ruggiero
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The focus of this course is on color theory and application. Colored pencil line and tone can be applied to look like either drawing or painting, more...
213BIL415AO 02/04 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Reiner
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

As urban populations expand and access to arable land and potable water shrinks, agri-entrepreneurs are turning to innovative systems to grow food indoors without soil-aeroponics, aquaponics, more...
213HRT155BO 02/04 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Yurgalevitch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
213LAN301DO 02/04 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
ONLINE

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...
213HRT300GO 02/05 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Day
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

To create a memorable work of art, you must carefully position your subjects on the page. Using a variety of exercises, we'll experiment with a wide more...
213BIL421O 02/06 Sa 10:00am-3:00pm Rogers-Knox
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Herbal healing can be as simple as a cup of tea! We'll dive into the medicinal qualities and uses of easy-to-find herbs, and how to combine more...
213WEL130DO 02/06 Sa 10:30am-11:30am Hill
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Create a lush work of embroidery to brighten your home! NYC-based artist Jessica Maffia will explain four ways to transfer a design to fabric. You will more...
213CRF259BO 02/07 Su 11:30am-2:30pm Maffia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
You loved her recent New Yorker covers! Award-winning artist and seasoned educator Jenny Kroik is known for the loosely rendered, evocative scenes she describes as "very more...
213CRF277BO 02/07 Su 12:00pm-2:00pm Kroik
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Freshen your home while experiencing the soothing benefits of essential oils. Herbalist Amy Anthony will demonstrate how to create custom (4-ounce) aromatherapy soy-based container candles using more...
213WEL138BO 02/07 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Peter
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This comprehensive class covers the basic techniques of botanical watercolor. Learn how to use your brushes to make smooth, underlying washes, aswell as to create fine more...
213BIL331AO 02/08 Mo 11:00am-2:00pm James
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave more...
213GAR173BO 02/09 Tu 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Discover how to reproduce the plants you love! Have your favorite plants ready for this interactive online session, where you'll learn the best ways to create more...
213GAR288O 02/09 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Gershberg
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral wedding design, including the art of fine wiring and taping more...
213FDN304CO 02/10 We 10:00am-5:00pm Cawley
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Join the cut flower farming revolution! Discover the basics of how to design, plant, grow, and harvest a cutting garden that will be productive throughout the more...
213HRT142BO 02/11 Th 6:15pm-8:15pm Breyer
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.
Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, more...
213HRT321DBL 02/11 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
BLENDED

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Founding principal of Kathryn Herman Design in New Canaan, Kathryn Herman brings a strong horticultural background and intense interest in architecture to the international residential and more...
213LAN265EO 02/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Herman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, more...
213BIL208O 02/17 We 10:00am-3:30pm Jess
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

For horticultural therapy to be most effective, activities must be structured so a client's progress can be clearly measured and assessed. Using a variety of activities, more...
213THR407O 02/17 We 6:30pm-9:00pm Jaroslow
ONLINE

Whether or not you decide to pursue botanical art as a business, knowing standard practices will be useful. In these two sessions, you will learn the basics of dealingwith galleries and artists' reps, including pricing, contracts and sales agreements; how/when more...
213BIL392O 02/19 Fr 10:30am-1:00pm Woodin
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
213BIL140DO 02/20 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.

This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
213BIL242O 02/20 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Did you know there are over 200 tree species growing on the streets of Manhattan? Learn to distinguish among the five most common genera and pinpoint more...
213BOT223BO 02/20 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
ONLINE

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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 more...
213GAR225AO 02/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
Grossman
Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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 more...
213GAR225BO 02/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with more...
213LAN100DO 02/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Tryba
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Explore the Concepts app to create a 2-D landscape plan on your iPad or Surface Device. Learn to sketch directly on the screen, import and modify more...
213LAN223O 02/20 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Morris
ONLINE

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From gerbils to giraffes, and big cats to house cats, mammals make inspiring subjects. Learn the basic anatomy common among mammals, including underlying skeletal and muscular more...
213BIL358O 02/21 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Fleming
ONLINE

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Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of more...
213BOT302CO 02/22 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

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Fermentation is one of our oldest food processing methods. Scientifically known as zymology, it refers to the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or more...
213CKG201O 02/22 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
213FDN243EO 02/22 Mo 11:00am-1:00pm Edinger
ONLINE