September

Here in NYC, fall is the best time to hunt for edible fungi, including honey, oyster, and hen-of-the woods mushrooms. Paul Sadowski, 25-year veteran of the New York Mycological Society, shows you how to identify many species and their look-alikes, more...
221BOT368A 09/21 Tu 10:00am-2:00pm Sadowski
NYBG

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Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, more...
221FDN300C 09/22 We 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
NYBG

Creating beautiful and sustainable outdoor spaces requires an understanding of the principles of grading and drainage. Through classroom discussion, fieldwork and homework students will learn to identify landforms and watersheds, calculate slopes, and manipulate contours with the purpose of creating more...
222LAN428 09/22 We 10:00am-1:00pm Eckerson
NYBG

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Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
221HRT358F 09/25 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
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.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
221WEL102B 09/25 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

What is the line between art and decoration? Think beyond the confines of "pretty" and consider flowers in terms of line, gesture, texture, and form. We will examine the bright colors and infinite patterns of a masterwork by Yayoi Kusama more...
221FDN323 09/28 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
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.
The fascinating lives of bats are revealed courtesy of J. Alan Clark, more...
221NAT329C 09/28 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Clark, Ph. D.
NYBG

Hand-woven willow baskets bring a touch of rustic beauty and function to your home. Jes Clark of Willow Vale Farm will teach you how to weave a round-shaped berry basket from the base up. Learn the traditional methods of stake more...
221CRF239 09/30 Th 9:00am-5:00pm Clark
NYBG

October

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...
222WEL145A 10/01 Fr 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

Students will be introduced to the topics of invasion biology and weed management and their related terminology. Approximately 60 invasive or weed species common throughout the northeast region of the United States will be presented, with a focus on woody more...
222HRT482A 10/02 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm DeLuca
NYBG

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Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using more...
222BIL301A 10/05 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
NYBG

Learn the basic principles and best practices of greenhouse and nursery construction and design, and commercial greenhouse and field plant production. Understand how to manage a commercial growing operation, including site selection, planning and layout, and production methods of greenhouse more...
222HRT491S 10/05 Tu 5:00pm-7:30pm Ivanoski
NYBG

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Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
222HRT411A 10/06 We 5:30pm-8:30pm Weinstein
NYBG

With divine dahlias, sweetpeas, fall foliage, and blackberries in a pedestal container, create a sense of elegance and exuberance in your floral arrangement. Urban garden glamor—a design trend popular among New York floral artists—provides a loose and romantic meadow-inspired vibe more...
222FDN311 10/07 Th 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
222HRT321A 10/07 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

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Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and more...
222HRT331D 10/07 Th 10:00am-1:00pm O'Brien
NYBG

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Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring landscapes, these combinations are more...
222HRT353S 10/07 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Hoch
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.
Take a guided ramble with wild foods author and forager author Marie more...
222CKG229A 10/08 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening more...
222GAR302A 10/08 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Himmelman
NYBG

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
222HRT300B 10/14 Th 2:00pm-4:40pm O'Brien
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.
Many important designers have shaped NYBG grounds throughout the years, including Calvert more...
222LAN267 10/14 Th 9:30am-11:30am McDowell
NYBG

Learn to create intimate and detailed portraits of flowers using various lenses, proper depth of field, filters, and the best framing techniques. Equipment, including zoom telephotos, close-up diopter filters, extension tubes, teleconverters, dedicated macro lenses, and wide angle close-ups will more...
222GWP928 10/15 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Falk
NYBG

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Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes more...
222GAR301A 10/16 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
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.
Take a guided ramble with wild foods author and forager author Marie more...
222CKG229B 10/17 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

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Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing more...
222LAN401B 10/18 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Angell
NYBG

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The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
222FDN302A 10/19 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
NYBG

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Since Autumn is the optimum season to plant bulbs, now is the time to decide what more...
222GAR287B 10/19 Tu 5:00pm-6:30pm Hagen
NYBG

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Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course more...
222HRT301B 10/19 Tu 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
NYBG

A pioneer of "re-wilded landscapes," Darrel Morrison revisits the people and places that have nourished his long career as a celebrated landscape architect-from designer Jens Jensen and naturalist Aldo Leopold to the prairie grasses and wildflowers of his native Midwest. more...
222LAN265A 10/19 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Morrison
NYBG

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 Alumni Association. All are welcome to register.
222LAN265G 10/19 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Morrison
Landman
Stick
Sturges
Loades
Cunningham
Towers
NYBG

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This one-day course covers the basics of pruning evergreens, deciduous trees, and shrubs, as well as more...
222GAR236A 10/23 Sa 10:00am-2:00pm Perkowski
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.
When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes more...
222WEL145B 10/24 Su 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

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Explore how to create a healthy garden while supporting biodiversity and conserving resources. We'll discuss ways more...
222HRT395A 10/30 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Conaway
NYBG

Once the third-most common tree in New York, native hemlocks have been dying at an alarming rate due to the infestation of the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), a non-native insect pest. Sometimes called "the redwood of the East," hemlocks are more...
222NAT327 10/30 Sa 10:00am-11:45am Gabel
NYBG

Through simple techniques and exercises of mind + body birding, we can tune in better to the birds and natural world around us, enhancing our experiences as observers. This in turn amplifies the overall benefits to our own well-being: mind, more...
222WEL159 10/30 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Merker
NYBG

November

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
222HRT321B 11/02 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

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Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen more...
222BIL145A 11/03 We 10:00am-1:00pm Wry
NYBG

Learn step-by-step instructions in crafting a modern fall woodland arrangement with pincushion proteas, mango Mokara orchids and heirloom chrysanthemums. Our autumnal theme, in a glass container, will reflect a modern woodland design with glycerin oak leaves, berries, reeds, and vines. more...
222FDN322 11/05 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

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Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral more...
222FDN304B 11/09 Tu 10:00am-4:00pm Cawley
NYBG

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. In this class, Chris shares essential horticulture practices for properselection and maintenance of plants more...
222FDN310A 11/12 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

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 Cornell-trained master food preserver Stephen Nocera. He will demonstrate how to properly preserve fruit, more...
222CKG218 11/13 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including aisleand altar designs, pew arrangements, and banquet table centerpieces. Work with a remarkable array of flowers, foliage, and fabrics to create captivating garlands and columns. Discussions include a more...
222FDN305 11/15 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Nestled on 13 acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sleepy Cat Farm represents a 25-year creative collaboration between owner Fred Landman and noted landscape architect Charles J. Stick. Together, they have fashioned a garden of surprise and intrigue and many influences-an undulating, more...
222LAN265B 11/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Landman
Stick
NYBG

Create spa-worthy products from your garden-revitalizing lotion bars, lip balms, bath salts, body scrubs, and more using a variety of botanicals. Ideal for those who want to indulge in self-care or create lovely holiday gifts. All materials provided.
222WEL144 11/20 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

December

The holidays come to life with fragrant, long lasting decorations for your door, table and mantel. Explore working with fresh pine, fir, cedar, boxwood, juniper and arborvitae. Cones and berries will add seasonal interest. Personalize your projects with accents of more...
222FDN335 12/04 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Norman
NYBG

Learn the dos and don'ts of garden design with expert landscape designer Jan Johnsen. She'll take you through the right ways to design an outdoor space by sharing illustrative examples of what not to do. This approach will help you more...
222LAN145 12/04 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Johnsen
NYBG

For centuries, traditional peoples across the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and the tropics have used resins from plants from the Burseraceae family—for illumination, rituals, fragrance, medicine, and even stimulating camel milk production. Douglas Daly, NYBG B. A. Krukoff Curator of more...
222BOT345 12/08 We 10:00am-1:00pm Daly, Ph.D.
NYBG

Horticulturist Wambui Ippolito shares how immigrants from all over the world have brought beloved plants with them to the United States-from Spaniards and Hungarians who introduced grapes for viticulture to enslaved Africans whose rice seeds and agricultural expertise were appropriated more...
222HRT818 12/10 Fr 11:00am-12:30pm Ippolito
NYBG

Famed landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander left an outstanding legacy of built work in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. Her imaginative designs, sustainable practices, and compelling lectures encouraged legions of professionals to follow her path. Beka Sturges, a much-honored designer more...
222LAN265C 12/14 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Sturges
NYBG

Southern charm and hospitality come front and center with a glossy, richly decorated wreath of magnolia leaves on a door, mantel, or accent wall. Weave leaves into a wreath form, then complement shape and color with seasonal fruit, pine cones, more...
222FDN355 12/15 We 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

A grand centerpiece in a pedestal vase brings the elegance of a Dutch still-life to your dining or entry room. Capture the essence of this festive season with large Dutch amaryllis and ranunculus, English garden roses, Italian lisianthus, hydrangeas, and more...
222FDN320 12/16 Th 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

January

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

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223HRT422S 01/05 We 3:00pm-5:00pm Hall
NYBG

Prepare for the Core (Basic) and Category 3 (Ornamentals and Turf) exams that New York State Department of Environmental Conservation requires of all pesticide applicators. We'll cover the handling,use, storage, and application of pesticides; safety and environmental considerations; and insect more...
223HRT357S 01/06 Th 4:15pm-8:45pm Spencer
NYBG

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Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on more...
223BIL302B 01/11 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
NYBG

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Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, more...
223FDN300A 01/11 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Learn the basic techniques of winter tree identification using dormant-season characteristics. Buds, bark, fruit, and growth habits on deciduous plants as well as unique aspects of conifers are taught. Specialized techniques and tools of the trade are discussed. Dress for more...
223HRT440 01/11 Tu 1:00pm-3:00pm Logan
NYBG

In addition to exquisite design, a successful event requires a well-conceived plan. Learn how to writea sales proposal based on cost analysis, finalize the terms of the design contract, and order and organize materials, personnel, and deliveries, all within aspecified more...
223FDN504 01/13 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

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Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: basic more...
223LAN427B 01/13 Th 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG

Learn to recognize the characteristics of native and common woody and herbaceous plants in the winter. While in their dormant, leafless state, trees and shrubs can beidentified by bud types, leaf scars, fruit remnants, and other distinguishing marks. Specimens examined more...
223BOT332 01/14 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Slowik
NYBG

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
223HRT321C 01/14 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

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 well as how a soil's pH affects what nutrients are available to plants. Explore more...
223HRT302 01/19 We 2:00pm-5:00pm Lozefski
NYBG

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Apply basic design concepts to site-specific problems, focusing on the process of design development. Start with more...
223LAN402B 01/20 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm McConnell
NYBG

From the field to the folder, this course covers the essentials of making museum- quality preserved plant specimens suitable for research, education, and decoration. Learn techniques and skills for collecting and preserving plants of your interest, wild or cultivated. Build more...
223BOT338B 01/21 Fr 2:00pm-5:00pm Samra
NYBG

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Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn more...
223LAN311C 01/21 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
NYBG

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
223HRT321D 01/22 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm Bishop
NYBG

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 photosynthesis and respiration (anaerobic and aerobic). All the basic chemistry needed to understand plant more...
223BOT316P 01/24 Mo 5:30pm-8:30pm Alvarez
NYBG

When the sun goes down, the art of landscape lighting can bring a painterly or even sculptural transformation to your design. This course explores the art of landscape lighting from selection and placement to color and composition. Learn the technical more...
223LAN158 01/24 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Novasel
NYBG

This year's speakers explore proactive and intentional approaches that address the changing climate and environmental challenges we are facing now—not just beautifying landscapes but repairing and strengthening them.
223GAR801A 01/27 Th 10:30am-11:30am NYBG

For Kate Orff, landscape architects must do more than "beautify"-they must help reset ecosystems to reconnect people to each other through ecological-social design. In her firm's signature projects-from the $60 million Living Breakwaters barrier reef and shoreline restoration project off more...
223GAR801B 01/27 Th 10:30am-11:30am Orff
NYBG

Learn how to design, install, and maintain conventional, specialty drip, and micro-drip irrigationsystems. Drip systems are useful for rooftop and terrace gardens, planters, raised beds, and many landscape and nursery production systems. We will cover basic hydraulics and review the more...
223HRT323 01/27 Th 10:00am-4:30pm Dobossy
NYBG

Even after many plants have begun their long winter's sleep, fungi are still very active. For some species like Velvet Foot and Turkey Tail, winter is high time! Enoki and Oyster Mushrooms can be found in our forests and parks. more...
223BOT394 01/28 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Sadowski
NYBG

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Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of more...
223GAR222C 01/29 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Rosiello
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.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
223WEL102A 01/29 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

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Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, more...
223GAR317B 01/30 Su 10:00am-12:40pm Rosiello
NYBG

February

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Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
223HRT300F 02/01 Tu 10:30am-1:10pm O'Brien
NYBG

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Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. more...
223LAN301C 02/02 We 10:00am-1:00pm Merritt
NYBG

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Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen more...
223BIL145C 02/03 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Christiansen
NYBG

Stacked image photography allows you to create images of extraordinary depth, sharpness, and detail. In this hands-on workshop using your own digital camera (manual focus required), you'll take a series of photos of the same subject, focusing each shot on more...
223GWP213 02/03 Th 10:00am-4:00pm Falk
NYBG

Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of native and non-native conifers that thrive in the northeastern United States. Major plant groups studied include Chamaecyparis, Picea, and Pinus. Gain a working knowledge of the best species and cultivars of conifers more...
223HRT333 02/03 Th 10:00am-12:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG

Through lectures, laboratories, and field trips, learn how to work with plants that are difficult to propagate by seed or cuttings. Subjects include advanced seed propagation and techniques of grafting, budding, and micro-propagation. Learn about tissue culture at the Garden's more...
223HRT412 02/03 Th 5:00pm-8:00pm Weinstein
NYBG

Conventional structured landscapes are giving way to looser, more naturalistic designs based on the existing landscape's particular potential. Using images of his own six-acre garden, which—like horticulture itself—strikes a balance between art and science, Duncan Brine, a principal landscape designer more...
223LAN226 02/04 Fr 10:00am-12:00pm Brine
NYBG

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 existing assets, produce a precise drawing to scale, and export your plan into hi-resolution more...
223LAN439 02/05 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Morris
NYBG

Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour processand combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils—lavender, rosemary, mint, and more—to make four bars to take home.

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223WEL143 02/05 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

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 preserver Stephen Nocera will demonstrate the proper balance of sweet and tart while you more...
223CKG249 02/06 Su 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

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Learn the principles and techniques of plant propagation by seed and cuttings. Explore the basics of more...
223HRT411C 02/07 Mo 10:30am-1:30pm Ruggiero
NYBG

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Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing more...
223LAN401C 02/07 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Angell
NYBG

Draw upon all of the skills you've developed in the Landscape Design program to create a residential project from start to finish, combining design with construction principles. Emphasis is on construction drawings, documents, and specifications, as well as estimating. Prerequisites: more...
223LAN520 02/07 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Cantwell
McConnell
NYBG

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The ability to command a broad vocabulary of styles defines the professional floral designer. From Neo-Classical more...
223FDN302D 02/08 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

Rock pimples, fog fingers, old man's beard— their common names are amusing, but lichens are among Earth's most amazing and oldest living things, and display incredibly beautiful colors and shapes. They grow on bark, rock, and barren soil, and thrive more...
223BOT313B 02/09 We 10:00am-1:00pm Lendemer, Ph.D.
NYBG

Tap into a professional designer's mind! Jan Johnsen's approach to co-creating with nature will have you saying, "I can do that!" Learn how to properly determine your pace, measure and lay out certain shapes and patterns, and what tools are more...
223LAN164 02/12 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Johnsen
NYBG

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how more...
223HRT321E 02/15 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Logan
NYBG

Blending traditional Yankee building techniques with high design, Maine native Matthew Cunningham is well-known for his plantcentric residential landscapes throughout the Northeast. His gardens feature ecologically minded planting schemes and regionally sourced reclaimed materials that evoke an authentic sense of more...
223LAN265E 02/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Cunningham
NYBG

Having a professional online presence is essential to getting the word out about your work. In this hands-on class, you will build a simple website (no coding required!) to showcase your portfolio using Wix.com, a free and easy-to-use platform. We more...
223BIL395 02/18 Fr 11:00am-1:20pm Marcheschi
NYBG

Explore the basic techniques of handling silk flowers to create a beautiful, luxe French-inspired flower arrangement. Gain helpful skills such as wiring and use of hot glue, and learn how to select the best materials for achieving original and unusual more...
223FDN437 02/23 We 10:00am-1:00pm Kang
NYBG

Our cities and suburbs desperately need more inspiring, ecologically rich planting. Yet budgets are tight, and crews and gardeners are often unfamiliar with more diverse planting typologies. Claudia West will share the scientific models and hands-on techniques her landscape architecture more...
223GAR801C 02/24 Th 10:30am-11:30am West
NYBG

Learn native and non—native broadleaved evergreens; become familiar with their cultural requirements, identification features, and landscape uses. Learn how to incorporate this important group of plants into both naturalistic and formal landscapesettings. Major plant groups studied include Ilex, Rhododendron, Buxus, more...
223HRT332 02/25 Fr 10:30am-12:45pm Simeone
NYBG

Sympathy arrangements, properly composed, pay tribute to a departed loved one and offer solace to the grieving. There are details to be discussed with a bereaved family, special etiquette to be observed, and a wide choice of designs that make more...
223FDN382 02/26 Sa 10:00am-4:30pm Norman
NYBG

Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right. Gain insights into getting the soil prepped and ready to go, best pruning practices, and waking up the more...
223GAR225A 02/26 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
Himmelman
Ruggiero
NYBG

Spring cleaning in the garden can be fun. Get shrub and herbaceous borders spruced up and looking good! Review a checklist of tasks to be performed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of more...
223GAR225B 02/26 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Cappello-Ruggiero
NYBG

Rich, nutritious soil makes for large, healthy plants and reduces the need for regular fertilization. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture; how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve its qualities. more...
223GAR225C 02/26 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Himmelman
NYBG

Late winter is a great time to get your woody plants in shape by thinning out overgrowth to create open, healthy, beautiful trees and shrubs. Learn how and when to prune, proper tools for the job, why pruning is necessary, more...
223GAR225D 02/26 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG

With origins in ancient Chinese knot work and 13th-century weavers on the Arabian peninsula,macramé is a traditional craft that has taken many forms. Learn the meditative and creative art of knotting as you weave together a beautiful plant hanger. Fiber more...
223CRF201 02/27 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Danila
NYBG

Learn how to effectively use color in plant combinations. Study the properties of value, hue, and intensity as they relate to choosing specific garden plants. Visual presentations and discussions are used to analyze various color schemes including analogous, sequential, complementary, more...
223GAR367 02/27 Su 10:00am-12:00pm McKillop
NYBG

March

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 the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill more...
223CKG247 03/05 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
223HRT300G 03/07 Mo 10:00am-12:40pm Naghshineh
NYBG

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Flowers play a crucial role in creating a memorable wedding. Learn the elements of successful floral more...
223FDN304D 03/08 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

This course is designed for horticulturists, gardeners, or designers who want to learn to identify and classify familiar and unusual spring-, summer-, and autumn-flowering bulbs. We will also focus on understanding their biology. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Materials Needed
Assorted more...
223HRT342 03/09 We 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell
NYBG
223HRT342S 03/10 Th 4:30pm-6:30pm Hagen
NYBG

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. In this class, Chris shares essential horticulture practices for properselection and maintenance of plants more...
223FDN310B 03/11 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

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Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely more...
223GAR213B 03/12 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
NYBG

Learn how trees survive the many perils of the urban environment. Soil compaction, construction damage, and land development practices can lead to tree decline and early mortality in trees. Examine the biology of trees, and learn how they respond to more...
223HRT426 03/12 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Picciano
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...
223CKG206 03/13 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Slanzi
Mortimer
NYBG

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 and patios, or rooftops and terraces. They can create outdoor enclosures and transform unattractive more...
223GAR146 03/13 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Loechle
NYBG

Over more than two decades, landscape architect Shavaun Towers has worked closely with NYBG staff to create many of the distinctive gardens within its 250 acres, including the Chilton Azalea Garden, Burn Lilac Collection, and Steinhardt Maple Collection. Towers will more...
223LAN265F 03/15 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Towers
NYBG

Examine the most important factors in the management and maintenance of commercial and residential landscapes using sustainable techniques. Learn to develop programs that reduce adverse effects on the environment, including alternative approaches to conventional lawn management. Focus on how to more...
223HRT443 03/17 Th 4:30pm-7:30pm Laswell
NYBG

Create a vibrant pair of tea towels by dyeing them in alluring, ancient indigo! You'll experiment with several different ways to create patterns using traditional Japanese shibori techniques. Textile artistMolly George will also show you just how easy it is more...
223CRF164 03/19 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm George
NYBG

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 constructed. $225 materials fee. Prerequisite: Wedding Design I

Please bring:
Florist knife, more...
223FDN502 03/23 We 10:00am-2:30pm Woodson
NYBG

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Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course more...
223HRT301E 03/23 We 10:30am-1:30pm Lozefski
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each section, as we may have in-person and blended options. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
223HRT358C 03/26 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
This one-day course covers the basics of pruning evergreens, deciduous trees, and shrubs, as well as more...
223GAR236C 03/27 Su 10:30am-2:30pm Perkowski
NYBG

Using illustrative before and after photos of various projects she has executed throughout her long career, landscape designer Jan Johnsen shares 25 specific tips to enhance your garden. Techniques include "Lure of the Sheltered Corner," "The Principle of Three Depths", more...
223LAN169 03/30 We 10:00am-12:00pm Johnsen
NYBG

OJB founding partner James Burnett shares the threads that run through the firm's projects over the past 30 years. Noted for belief that landscape has the power to transform cities and strengthen communities, and commitment to addressing issues of access, more...
223GAR801D 03/31 Th 10:30am-11:30am Burnett
NYBG