Instructor: Marta McDowell

Marta McDowell
Marta McDowell holds a Certificate in Landscape Design from the Botanical Garden. She is a writer, lecturer, and garden designer. Her latest book, Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, came out from Timber Press in 2019. Marta is active in the Chatham Community Garden and is on the board of the NJ Historical Foundation at the Cross Estate in Bernardsville.

Classes by this instructor

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. more...
233HRT342 03/16 Th 10:00am-12:00pm McDowell

Many important designers have shaped NYBG grounds throughout the years, including Calvert Vaux, Beatrix Farrand, Piet Oudolf, and Lynden B. Miller. Stroll the grounds with award-winning author Marta McDowell, who will discuss how the Garden's plantings, pathways, ornaments, and structures more...
232LAN267 10/14 Fr 9:30am-11:30am McDowell