Explore the theoretical foundations and evidence-based research that supports using the people-plant relationship as a therapeutic tool to improve health and well-being. Engage in hands-on activities to discover the beneficial cognitive, physical, psychological, and social-emotional impacts associated with working with more...
243THP301BBL 03/05 Tu 4:00pm-6:30pm Meore

Why do some species have smooth bark, while on others it is thick and broken? Why does bark peel? The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often hard to see or seasonally absent. Bark, on the other more...
243BOT426BL 03/06 We 7:00pm-8:00pm Wojtech

To cope with heavier rains and more powerful storm surges, it is critical for horticulturists and landscape designers to understand the natural water cycle. Sarah Bray, Landscape Architect for NYS's Department of Environmental Protection, covers the basics of the hydrologic more...
243LAN290BL 03/23 Sa 6:30pm-8:00pm Bray


With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise! Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live or pass through here each year, including many nesting species such as Peregrine Falcons, Red-tailed Hawks, more...
244NAT317BL 04/10 We 10:00am-12:00pm Chaya

Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of spring-flowering trees and shrubs. Major plant groups include Magnolia, Malus, Prunus, Viburnum,and other genera, which are particularly ornamental in spring. The class goes out on the grounds rain or shine. Prerequisite: Introduction more...
244HRT334CBL 04/13 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm McLaughlin

Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, spaces, and techniques used by participants in therapeutic horticulture activities. Explore universal design principles and how to incorporate them into programming, activities, garden design, and tools to meet the widest range of people's needs. Design and more...
244THP406BL 04/15 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm D'Amico

Nature has spiritual benefits that are often overlooked in therapeutic horticulture programming. In this course, you'll examine how the historical, cultural, and metaphorical significance of plants can inspire deep and meaningful connections for participants in all types of life circumstances. more...
244THP331BL 04/16 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Wilson
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