Fundamentals of Gardening

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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 grow.Students learn not only what to do, but why. Topics include soils and their improvement, seed sowing, vegetative propagation, planting, pruning, watering, weeding, mulching, and disease and pest control. This course is also required for the Horticultural Therapy Certificate.

Recommended Texts:
The New Gardener's Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden, Daryl Beyers
ISBN-13: 978-1604698749
ISBN-10: 1604698748

Botany for Gardeners, Brian Capon
ISBN-13: 978-1604690958
ISBN-10: 160469095X

Start with the Soil, Grace Gershuny
ISBN-13: 978-0875966977
ISBN-10: 0875966977

Plant Propagator's Bible, Miranda Smith
ISBN-13: 978-1594864483
ISBN-10: 1594864489

Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning, Cass Turnbull
ISBN-13: 978-1570617515
ISBN-10: 1570617511

Click here for ONLINE sessions of Fundamentals of Gardening.

Schedule: Every week on Saturday, starting on 10/16/21 and ending on 11/20/21
Times: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: Jennifer Cappello-Ruggiero Jennifer Cappello-Ruggiero
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 312
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 222GAR301A
Price Non-Member : $325.00
Member : $295.00

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