February

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.
Join Neil Pederson, Ph.D., professor and senior ecologist at the Harvard Forest, more...
213BOT397BL 02/26 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Pederson
BLENDED

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...
213FDN312BO 02/27 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
When winter winds blow cold, bring nature inside with houseplants that provide fragrance and color year round. Learn the full range of indoor plants with scented more...
213GAR223O 02/27 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Freeman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
213GAR225CO 02/27 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
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...
213GAR236BO 02/27 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Perkowski
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Brighten up those winter days with an audacious arrangement featuring pops of cheerful, colorful flowers. Using magnolias, narcissus, tulips, frittilaria, muscari, and more - you'll create more...
213FDN344O 02/28 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
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...
213GAR222CO 02/28 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

March

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...
213GAR302BO 03/01 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Bulpitt
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
213BIL145CO 03/02 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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...
213HRT301EO 03/02 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bulpitt
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...
213BIL301DO 03/03 We 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
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...
213GAR317CO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:40pm Beyers
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...
213HRT156DO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
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...
213HRT300HO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

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...
213WEL134BO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
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...
213BIL302CO 03/04 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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...
213BOT385CO 03/04 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Award-winning botanical artist Mary Dillon joins us online from Ireland to share her relaxed approach in which she progresses through wet and dry painting techniques to more...
213BIL645O 03/05 Fr 10:00am-2:00pm Dillon
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and more...
213LAN311CO 03/05 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Myths abound about how hard it is to care for this ever-popular orchid. Dispel them with plenty of sensible advice on how to treat your phalaenopsis more...
213GAR213AO 03/06 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
213GAR225DO 03/06 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while more...
213BIL225O 03/07 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Raised beds make gardening easier. They allow you to successfully grow vegetables, herbs, and ornamentals in problem soils, gardens with limited space, or on rooftops and more...
213GAR280O 03/07 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how native plants enhance gardens and augment biodiversity. Study native herbaceous and woody plants: their identification, habitat, and culture. Hear about the significance of woodland more...
213GAR315O 03/07 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman
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...
213LAN100FO 03/07 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
213BIL140EO 03/08 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
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...
213GAR360DO 03/08 Mo 6:15pm-8:15pm Bakshi
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...
213HRT142CO 03/08 Mo 6:15pm-8:15pm Breyer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
If you're looking to transition from drawing to watercolor painting or fine tune your watercolor techniques, this class is for you. You will practice basic techniques more...
213BIL407O 03/09 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
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...
213BOT308CO 03/09 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Holmes
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn techniques such as succession and companion planting, stacking, and vertical growing to achieve a steady harvest and enjoy a wide variety of delicious crops. We'll more...
213GAR134O 03/09 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Storrs
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...
213GAR342CO 03/09 Tu 10:30am-1:00pm Forster
ONLINE

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 stormwater, and more. You'll propose an original green roof more...
213LAN461O 03/09 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Holzman
ONLINE

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

Create visually compelling portfolios to present to potential clients and potential employers. Learn how to develop professional documentation for a variety of audiences through in class more...
213LAN555O 03/09 Tu 6:30pm-8:40pm Molinski
ONLINE

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

Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and in private practice. Learn the diagnostic criteria more...
213THR404AO 03/09 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Krus, HTR
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...
213GAR301EO 03/10 We 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether you have a terrace, rooftop, or tiny backyard, learn how to grow the most veggies in the space you have. Discover the best practices for more...
213GAR330O 03/10 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Novak
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...
213LAN100EO 03/11 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Forster
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...
213GAR327BO 03/12 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm 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...
213BOT346DO 03/13 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gardening in areas with wildly fluctuating temperatures and conditions can be a tricky business if you desire colorful and robust hydrangea flowers. Learn what measures you more...
213GAR272O 03/13 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Ballato
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, gardeners, or designers who want to more...
213HRT342BBL 03/13 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Hagen
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Gain insights into the causes and characteristics of developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and learning disabilities in children and adolescents. Learn to implement horticultural therapies that meet more...
213THR402BO 03/13 Sa 6:00pm-8:30pm D'Amico
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
Learn how to capture the fuzzy surface texture that kiwis possess. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of more...
213BIL262O 03/14 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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...
213FDN308CO 03/16 Tu 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The Floral Design Certificate Program at NYBG offers the most in-depth training in the region, covering every aspect of this creative art. We'll help you develop more...
213FDN958O 03/16 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Edinger
Cawley
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, gardeners, or designers who want to more...
213HRT342ABL 03/16 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell
BLENDED
213HRT342CBL 03/16 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell
BLENDED

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

This course is designed for horticulturists who maintain or direct the maintenance of outdoor landscapes. We'll review methods of calculating areas, application rates for fertilizers, and more...
213HRT356O 03/16 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Weinstein
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Britt Zuckerman is Senior Landscape Architect at Dirtworks-a NY Landscape Architecture practice dedicated to creating spaces that bridge differences in age, ability, and culture through shared more...
213LAN265FO 03/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Zuckerman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Sharpen your graphic skills as you create a file of symbols and styles to draw upon for future professional use. Techniques for black-and-white and color rendering, more...
213LAN411O 03/16 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
ONLINE

213MET316MW 03/16 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Branches are a natural support for floral creations. Discover the best types of branches (think pliable, like curly willow) and how to properly use them in more...
213FDN447O 03/17 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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...
213LAN402BO 03/17 We 6:15pm-9:15pm McConnell
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For years, botanical artist and two-time RHS Gold Medalist Lara Call Gastinger has captured the natural world in a "perpetual journal"—a book with a double page more...
213NAT356O 03/17 We 10:30am-12:00pm Call Gastinger
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...
213BIL303BO 03/18 Th 5:30pm-8:30pm James
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The architecture of tiny flowers and fruits is fascinating and rendering them accurately requires enlargement. Learn best practices for viewing and measuring samples. Explore different techniques more...
213BIL349O 03/18 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Rauh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Historical bartenders and modern mixologists have long used a great variety of herbal and botanical ingredients to add flavor, body, and visual flair to drinks. Go more...
213CKG240O 03/18 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Freeman
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...
213FDN243FO 03/18 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Vines and other climbing plants like clematis, wisteria, roses, hardy jasmine, and climbing hydrangea not only sport beautiful blossoms, they also provide strong vertical design—in backyards more...
213GAR146O 03/18 Th 6:00pm-7:30pm Loechle
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...
213GAR173DO 03/20 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Forster
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely available, many do not know how to properly care for more...
213GAR213BO 03/20 Sa 11:00am-1:30pm Schmidt
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
213GAR225EO 03/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Low-maintenance dahlias thrive in our coastal climate. When they bloom in mid-July, their spiky, colorful blossoms brighten up gardens and flower beds across the city. Learn more...
213GAR243O 03/20 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Palmer
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...
213GAR236CO 03/21 Su 10:30am-12:30pm Perkowski
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Three prominent experts come together for a lively exchange celebrating the ways in which chefs, artists, and plant breeders can promote diversity in the plants that more...
213HRT824O 03/23 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Mazourek
Woodin
Barber
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...
213FDN300CO 03/24 We 10:00am-4:00pm 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...
213WEL215CO 03/24 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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...
213GAR301FO 03/25 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For landscape designer and composer Larry Weaner, garden design and music composition have much in common. While one may be visual and the other sonic, both more...
213GAR801DO 03/25 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Weaner
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...
213NAT332BO 03/25 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Slowik
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...
213CKG230BO 03/27 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Bone
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Are you looking to up your houseplant game? We can help! We'll walk you through many different species with stunning foliage or flowers—including bromeliads and palms—that more...
213GAR289O 03/27 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Wright
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Garden lovers revel in being in outdoor spaces where the feeling of well being descends. So how can you transform your ho-hum backyard into a "gardentopia"? more...
213GAR297O 03/31 We 10:00am-12:00pm Johnsen
ONLINE

April

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Join Trade Street Jam Co. founder and chef Ashley Rouse as she shares her process of crafting healthy, fruit-forward vegan jams in unexpected flavors. Ashley more...
214CKG234O 04/01 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Rouse
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The Tokachi Millennium Forest on Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island,is an ecological project with a 1,000-year sustainable vision. Celebrated landscape designer Dan Pearson contributed to the master more...
214LAN815O 04/01 Th 10:00am-11:00am Pearson
Shintani
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...
214HRT411AO 04/05 Mo 5:30pm-7:30pm Weinstein
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
214BIL145AO 04/06 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Nemergut
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...
214BOT308AO 04/06 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
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...
214FDN302AO 04/06 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Pin frogs—also known as kenzans or floral frogs—are a popular tool among floral designers. Pin frogs allow you to securely style and place a variety of more...
214FDN445BO 04/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The key to successful floral design lies in the way flowers are anchored into the vessel of an arrangement. In this three-part series, discover how more...
214FDN452BO 04/07 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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...
214LAN301AO 04/07 We 10:00am-1:00pm Merritt
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.
Creating beautiful and sustainable outdoor spaces requires an understanding of the principles more...
214LAN428BL 04/07 We 10:00am-1:00pm Eckerson
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 the identification, classification, and landscape use of spring-flowering trees and shrubs. more...
214HRT334DBL 04/08 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Ruggiero
BLENDED
214HRT334ABL 04/09 Fr 10:30am-12:30pm Simeone
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...
213HRT358DBL 04/10 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 how trees survive the many perils of the urban environment. Soil more...
213HRT426BL 04/10 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Picciano
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Make composition work for you! In this introductory overview, we will focus on a few key principles that will bring strength, balance, and the "wow" factor more...
214BIL156AO 04/10 Sa 10:00am-3:00pm Rogers-Knox
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...
214CRF277AO 04/10 Sa 12:00pm-2:00pm Kroik
ONLINE

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

April 10, 17 & 24
9:30-11:30 am


Fresh, homegrown vegetables are healthy and flavorful, and don't have to be difficult to grow. Learn how to more...
214GAR201AO 04/10 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Storrs
Marsh
Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Vegetables have their own special requirements, and whether you're a novice or an experienced grower, you'll get more from your garden this season using these time-tested more...
214GAR201BO 04/10 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Storrs
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Myths abound about how hard it is to care for this ever-popular orchid. Dispel them with plenty of sensible advice on how to treat your phalaenopsis more...
214GAR213DO 04/10 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Satch
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 spring-flowering trees and shrubs. more...
214HRT334BBL 04/10 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm McLaughlin
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...
214LAN100AO 04/10 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Tryba
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...
214THR301AO 04/10 Sa 9:00am-11:30am Meore
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
214WEL102A 04/10 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Emerging research suggests that mushrooms may be beneficial for brain and nerve health. Discover the properties of different species and learn where medicinal mushrooms occur locally. more...
214WEL181AO 04/10 Sa 11:00am-12:30pm Michelotti
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.
Witness the diversity of plants in the northeast as they flower and more...
214BOT333ABL 04/11 Su 9:00am-12:00pm Slowik
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn techniques such as succession and companion planting, stacking, and vertical growing to achieve a steady harvest and enjoy a wide variety of delicious crops. We'll more...
214GAR134O 04/11 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Wright
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...
214HRT358ABL 04/11 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
BLENDED

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...
214FDN306AO 04/12 Mo 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basics of successfully cultivating perennials in a variety of garden settings. Discussion topics include site selection, soil preparation, tools, planting techniques, maintenance practices, plant more...
214GAR323O 04/12 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Glauber
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...
214GAR301AO 04/13 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether you have a terrace, rooftop, or tiny backyard, learn how to grow the most veggies in the space you have. Discover the best practices for more...
214GAR330AO 04/13 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm 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.
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused more...
214HRT481ABL 04/13 Tu 6:15pm-8:30pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
As a young enslaved girl in the swampy wetlands and upland forests of Dorchester County, Maryland, Harriet Tubman learned to navigate different ecosystems, mimic the sounds more...
214NAT361O 04/13 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Crenshaw
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...
214THR403AO 04/13 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Wichrowski
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...
214FDN304AO 04/14 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
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...
214GAR328AO 04/14 We 6:15pm-8:15pm 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.
As the mushroom season awakens, discover how and where to hunt for more...
214BOT330BL 04/15 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Sadowski
OFS-BL

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...
214FDN243AO 04/15 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Guest Curator Mika Yoshitake discusses the organic forms central to Kusama's unique vision that integrates nature and human nature, the earthly and the cosmic. Emphasizing the more...
214HRT924O 04/15 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Yoshitake Ph.D.
ONLINE

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Join Robin Jess and Carol Woodin (ASBA's Botanical Art Techniques), Dick Rauh (The Science Behind Flowers), and Wendy Hollender (The Joy of Botanical more...
214BIL279O 04/16 Fr 1:00pm-2:00pm Jess
Hollender
Rauh
Woodin
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a lovely striped more...
214BIL207AO 04/17 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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...
214GAR201CO 04/17 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Get pro tips on how to care for orchids in less than optimal environments. Barbara Schmidt, award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show and author of more...
214GAR213CO 04/17 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
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...
214CRF275O 04/18 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Raised beds make gardening easier. They allow you to successfully grow vegetables, herbs, and ornamentals in problem soils, gardens with limited space, or on rooftops and more...
214GAR280O 04/18 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Storrs
ONLINE

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...
214BOT317O 04/19 Mo 5:00pm-8:00pm Boyer, Ph.D.
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...
214CKG241AO 04/19 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Herbs are a perennial favorite for backyard, container, rooftop, and apartment gardeners. Medicinal, dye, ornamental, and culinary herbs offer benefits to you as a gardener more...
214GAR333O 04/19 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Novak
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...
214LAN301BO 04/19 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Bunnell
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Style a glorious spring centerpiece bursting with sweet hyacinths, daffodils, and ruffled parrot tulips. Discover where to source the best flowers and how to artfully add more...
214FDN348O 04/20 Tu 10:00am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
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...
214BIL302AO 04/21 We 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn to capture the exquisite beauty of these delicate flowers. On day one, morphology expert Dick Rauh will guide you through the fine details and special more...
214BIL399O 04/21 We 9:30am-3:30pm Woodin
Rauh
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.
Witness the diversity of plants in the northeast as they flower and more...
214BOT333BBL 04/21 We 9:00am-12:00pm Slowik
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...
214HRT300AO 04/21 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Alvarez
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...
214HRT311PBL 04/21 We 5:00pm-7:00pm 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.
Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of spring-flowering trees and shrubs. more...
214HRT334CBL 04/21 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Himmelman
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.
From towering tulip trees to creeping partridge berries, woody plants make up more...
214BOT375ABL 04/22 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kaechele
BLENDED

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...
214BOT385CO 04/22 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kutos
ONLINE

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

Sympathy arrangements, properly composed, pay tribute to a departed loved one and offer solace to the grieving. Study what details must be discussed with a bereaved more...
214FDN382O 04/22 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Norman
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.
With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC more...
214NAT317ABL 04/22 Th 9:30am-12:30pm Chaya
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore the plethora of spring-blooming perennials and woody plants native to the Northeast, including underutilized gems such as Spring Beauties, Wild Pink, Running Serviceberry, and more...
214GAR216O 04/23 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Practice using gouache to create the details, colors, and shine of magnolia leaves. First, you will transfer a line drawing provided by the instructor to watercolor more...
214BIL419O 04/24 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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...
214BOT326ABL 04/24 Sa 9:30am-12:30pm Schmiege
BLENDED

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...
214GAR201DO 04/24 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Transform your garden into a low-maintenance, colorful space by selecting the right shrubs that will bring you pleasure for the entire growing season. We'll discuss more...
214GAR241O 04/24 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Ballato
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.
Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy more...
214THR406ABL 04/24 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm D'Amico
BLENDED

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...
214CRF278O 04/25 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Maffia
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Make a great first impression by creating a welcoming entry garden for your home. Learn how to design a stylish front garden. Review examples that work more...
214GAR326AO 04/25 Su 10:00am-12:00pm 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.
This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with more...
214HRT336ABL 04/25 Su 10:00am-12:15pm Moore
BLENDED

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...
214BOT344O 04/26 Mo 5:15pm-7:00pm Balick
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Revel in spring while learning how to layer watercolor, colored pencil, and watercolor pencil to create rich color, detail, and form. You'll experiment with a dynamic more...
214BIL405O 04/27 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Hollender
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...
214FDN306BO 04/27 Tu 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

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

Bringing innovative design to an ordinary front or back yard can transform an underused or out-of-date area into a vibrant space. Presentations illustrate creative ways to more...
214LAN160O 04/27 Tu 10:00am-12:00pm Johnsen
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...
214NAT341AO 04/27 Tu 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.
Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including more...
214FDN305BL 04/28 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Aluminum wire is a malleable material that is easy to use in floral design. Learn how to properly manipulate aluminum craft wire (16 gauge) to create more...
214FDN446O 04/28 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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...
214CKG230AO 04/29 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

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...
214LAN401AO 04/29 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm Holzman
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...
214BOT302AO 04/30 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

May

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a lovely striped more...
214BIL207BO 05/01 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
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...
214BIL331AO 05/01 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm James
ONLINE

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

May 1, 8, & 15
9:30-11:30 am


No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space-deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or more...
214GAR200AO 05/01 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Beyers
Marsh
Gershberg
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 healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of more...
214GAR200BO 05/01 Sa 9:30am-11:30am 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...
214HRT300BO 05/01 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Day
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Late spring ushers in a bounty of blooms. Use the bounty of the season to create a lush, verdant arrangement that includes flowering branches, an array more...
214FDN309O 05/02 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
214BIL140AO 05/03 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
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...
214GAR301BO 05/03 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The Gardening Certificate Program at NYBG provides you with the core knowledge, hands-on training, and credentials you need to succeed in any garden setting with complete more...
214GAR955AO 05/03 Mo 4:00pm-8:30pm Grossman
Bulpitt
Gabel
Eierman
Beyers
ONLINE

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

Learn the basic principles of constructing residential landscape features such as walks, steps, simple decks, garden structures, walls, and benches. Study landscape construction standards, techniques, more...
214LAN422O 05/03 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Arrington
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
214BIL145BO 05/04 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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...
214GAR302AO 05/04 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bulpitt
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...
214GAR360AO 05/04 Tu 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.
Learn sustainable garden and landscape maintenance techniques, including planting methods, plant care, more...
214GAR440BL 05/04 Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm Weinstein
BLENDED

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...
214HRT301AO 05/04 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm 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.
This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with more...
214HRT336BBL 05/04 Tu 10:00am-12:15pm Ruggiero
BLENDED

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Much of Professor Judith Carney's groundbreaking research focuses on African contributions to New World agriculture and ecology. In this talk, she shows how enslaved people established more...
214HRT821O 05/04 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Carney
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Older adults present an increasing need for therapeutic services. Learn about the physical, sensory, cognitive, psychological, and social aspects of aging and their implications for horticultural more...
214THR401O 05/04 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Brechner
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...
214BOT385AO 05/05 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Herrera
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...
214GAR431AO 05/05 We 10:00am-12:00pm 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.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on more...
214HRT358BBL 05/05 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Moore
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...
214BIL301AO 05/06 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
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...
214FDN308AO 05/06 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
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...
214GAR143AO 05/06 Th 6:15pm-7:45pm Novak
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how native plants enhance gardens and augment biodiversity. Study native herbaceous and woody plants: their identification, habitat, and culture. Hear about the significance of woodland more...
214GAR315AO 05/06 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Eierman
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...
214GAR327AO 05/06 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

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

Study how to properly illustrate insect anatomy using colored pencil. Guided by Jeanne Reiner's skillful demonstrations, you will practice capturing the translucence, iridescence, textures, and more...
214BIL439O 05/07 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Reiner
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Sharpen your graphic skills as you create a file of symbols and styles to draw upon for future professional use. Techniques for black-and-white and color rendering, more...
214LAN411O 05/07 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
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.
Herbaceous plants occupy prairies, wetlands, forest understories, and many other habitats. The more...
214BOT376BL 05/08 Sa 9:00am-11:30am Hagen
BLENDED

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...
214CRF237AO 05/08 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid more...
214GAR200CO 05/08 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Gershberg
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Orchids are most often associated with tropical paradises and exotic climates but these perennial herbs are actually native to every continent, except Antarctica and every climate, more...
214GAR213EO 05/08 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Discover plants native to our region that flower in summer, such as Hairy Penstemon, Spotted Beebalm, Shrubby St. John's Wort, and Northern Bush Honeysuckle. Learn more...
214GAR212O 05/10 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Eierman
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Accompany wild foods author and forager Marie Viljoen on a mid-spring stroll more...
214CKG245 05/11 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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...
214HRT300CO 05/11 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Naghshineh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and more...
214LAN311BO 05/11 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
ONLINE

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

Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and in private practice. Learn the diagnostic criteria more...
214THR404O 05/11 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Krus, HTR
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The elegant Boho bridal bouquet continues to be on trend. Learn to design an asymmetrical array of blossoms accented by at least three different types of more...
214FDN313O 05/12 We 10:00am-12:30pm Woodson
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...
214HRT302O 05/12 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lozefski
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...
214BOT308BO 05/13 Th 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
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 identify the insects common to the northeastern United States that more...
214HRT381BL 05/13 Th 6:15pm-8:30pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Many important designers have shaped NYBG grounds throughout the years, including Calvert more...
214LAN267A 05/13 Th 9:30am-11:30am McDowell
NYBG

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...
214WEL215AO 05/14 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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...
214BIL220O 05/15 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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...
214BOT346AO 05/15 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Containers are wonderful in any setting—whether alone on a windowsill or terrace, or incorporated into a yard or formal garden. Learn a comprehensive approach to designing more...
214GAR200DO 05/15 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Marsh
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...
214HRT142AO 05/16 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Breyer
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...
214LAN100BO 05/16 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
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...
214FDN243BO 05/17 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
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...
214GWP276AO 05/17 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Falk
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Even as they were brutally forced from their homelands, enslaved Africans brought valuable medical and botanical knowledge with them to the Americas. Professor Carolyn Roberts highlights more...
214BOT288O 05/18 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Roberts
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.
In addition to exquisite design, a successful event requires a well-conceived plan. more...
214FDN504BL 05/18 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely available, many do not know how to properly care for more...
214GAR213FO 05/18 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Schmidt
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...
214GAR324BL 05/18 Tu 4:00pm-7:00pm Gabel
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...
214LAN417O 05/18 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm TBA
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn how to design and implement a horticultural therapy program in the private or public sector. Gain skills in developing program proposals, writing protocols, establishing evaluation more...
214THR409O 05/18 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Czarnecki
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Angiosperms (flowering plants) are the dominant plants in most of the world's habitats today. Through laboratory demonstrations and dissections, examine the morphology of flowers, fruits, and more...
214BOT431O 05/19 We 10:00am-12:00pm Alvarez
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Branches are a natural support for floral creations. Discover the best types of branches (think pliable, like curly willow) and how to properly use them in more...
214FDN447O 05/19 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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...
214GAR173AO 05/19 We 10:30am-12:30pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
214BIL140BO 05/20 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
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.
Woody plants are the foundation of every garden plan. Learn how more...
214GAR359BL 05/20 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Beyers
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 more...
214CRF285 05/21 Fr 1:00pm-5:00pm Clark
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.
Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring more...
214HRT353BL 05/21 Fr 9:30am-11:00am Schuler
BLENDED

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes more...
214WEL145A 05/21 Fr 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Expert beekeepers Frank Mortimer and Bob Slanzi walk you through the ins more...
214CKG206 05/22 Sa 9:30am-12:30pm Slanzi
Mortimer
NYBG

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

Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting vibrant daffodils from a more...
214BIL240O 05/23 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Sapanara
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...
214CRF259O 05/23 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Maffia
ONLINE

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Choosing the right spot to plant your peonies is key to growing large, sumptuous blooms with little to no maintenance. Get tips for planting, cultivating, and more...
214GAR242O 05/23 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Furman
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...
214FDN300AO 05/26 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.
With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC more...
214NAT317BBL 05/26 We 9:30am-12:30pm Chaya
BLENDED

June

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...
214BIL415AO 06/01 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Reiner
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 measure and monitor the ecological diversity observed and celebrated in more...
214NAT323BL 06/01 Tu 9:00am-12:00pm Slowik
BLENDED

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...
214BIL300O 06/02 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
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...
214BIL303AO 06/02 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Jess
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet more...
214CKG207AO 06/02 We 6:15pm-8:15pm Michelotti
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...
214GAR320ABL 06/02 We 4:00pm-7:00pm Gabel
BLENDED

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...
214HRT301BO 06/02 We 10:00am-12:00pm Bulpitt
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...
214HRT358CBL 06/02 We 10:00am-1:00pm Nolan
BLENDED

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

Massive, charismatic deciduous trees-some more than 300 years old-are sprinkled throughout our woods. Ecologist Michael Gaige reveals the stories these "wolf trees" tell of settlers more...
214NAT345O 06/02 We 11:00am-1:00pm Gaige
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...
214THR403BO 06/02 We 6:30pm-9:00pm Wichrowski
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...
214BOT315AO 06/03 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Alim
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
A successful pollinator garden must provide appropriate food and habitat for a diverse array of species, including bees, beetles, butterflies,moths, birds, and even pollinating flies. more...
214GAR340O 06/03 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Eierman
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...
214GAR342AO 06/03 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm 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.
This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with more...
214HRT336CBL 06/03 Th 10:00am-12:15pm Himmelman
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...
214LAN100CO 06/03 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Tryba
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Many important designers have shaped NYBG grounds throughout the years, including Calvert more...
214LAN267B 06/03 Th 9:30am-11:30am McDowell
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.
Become familiar with the identification, culture, and landscape use of annuals and more...
214HRT341ABL 06/04 Fr 9:00am-11:00am Simeone
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
214BIL145CO 06/05 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Rawlins
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...
214BOT223AO 06/05 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Kaechele
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...
214FDN312AO 06/05 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

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

June 5, 12 & 19
9:30-11:30 am


Gardens tucked into roofs and balconies beautify our urban mosaic and connect us to nature. But every urban more...
214GAR226AO 06/05 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Wright
Beyers
Satch
ONLINE

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

City terraces are exposed to difficult growing conditions that create microclimates out of sync with the planting zone found on the ground, and plantings in containers more...
214GAR226BO 06/05 Sa 9:30am-11:30am Wright
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...
214GAR301CO 06/05 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Cappello-Ruggiero
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting roses from a provided photograph. A photograph will be provided for reference. Flat wash, more...
214BIL236O 06/06 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Spare, striking wetland flora create dramatic and unconventional arrangements that evoke these marshy environments. Study line and negative space as you create a large-scale arrangement using more...
214FDN358O 06/06 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
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.
Expert rosarian Shauna Moore walks you through the history of a more...
214GAR361BL 06/06 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Moore
BLENDED

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Develop observational skills, an eye for detail and proportion, and a basic knowledge of anatomy to create lively, accurate images of these elusive birds. We'll work more...
214BIL422O 06/07 Mo 11:00am-2:00pm Christiansen
ONLINE

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

Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources.We'll discuss ways to minimize water usage,effectively handle storm water, create a healthy more...
214HRT395O 06/07 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Conaway
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
As a pioneer in the field of plant communication, ecologist Suzanne Simard has spent a lifetime rigorously documenting the forests of North America and the Arctic. more...
214BOT814O 06/08 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Simard
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...
214HRT156AO 06/08 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm DeBacco
Crosson
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...
214THR407AO 06/08 Tu 6:30pm-9:00pm Jaroslow
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...
214FDN310O 06/09 We 10:00am-12:00pm Raimondi, CLP
ONLINE

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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...
214GAR327BO 06/09 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.
Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as more...
214BOT334BL 06/10 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Holmes
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...
214HRT300DO 06/10 Th 10:30am-12:30pm Grossman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Some 36 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...
214WEL128O 06/10 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

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Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less more...
214CKG200AO 06/12 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

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Get the dirt on potting mixes! This session teaches you how to create the right blend of ingredients for your container plants. You'll leave with potting more...
214GAR226CO 06/12 Sa 9:30am-11:30am 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.
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused more...
214HRT481BBL 06/12 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak
BLENDED

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...
214THR301BO 06/12 Sa 9:00am-11:30am Meore
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...
214BIL239O 06/13 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
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...
214HRT358DBL 06/13 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
BLENDED

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...
214BOT308CO 06/15 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
With gorgeous pink palettes and intoxicating fragrance, peonies are the favorite blossoms of floral designers and enthusiasts. Learn how to select complementary shades and vases to more...
214FDN343O 06/15 Tu 10:00am-12:30pm O'Sullivan
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...
214GAR308O 06/16 We 10:00am-12:00pm Marsh
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Whether you have a terrace, rooftop, or tiny backyard, lea