Botany Classes in NYC, New York

Apply Filters

Common Time Filters

Weeknights
Weekends

Days of the Week
What days are you free to take a class?

Class Times
What time are you able to take a class?

Class Schedule
When are you looking for a class?

Currently viewing classes from to

Where do you want to take your class?

Skill Level

Duration

Age

Searching

Botany Classes Coming up in New York

22 classes have spots left

Central Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Central Park Central Park W & W 72nd St, New York, New York 10023

January 2, 2020 Thanks to its varied habitats and combination of native and introduced species, Central Park is a great place for edible and medicinal wild plants, even in the winter, as you'll see if you attend this special City Kids Home School Coop tour, where all adults must be accompanied with kids. Herbs, greens, fruits, and nuts will all...

Saturday Feb 29th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Nature's Pharmacy

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

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 first aid, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, sinusitis, bronchitis, colds and flu, and much more.  Join us—you'll be a much smarter shopper...

Sunday Mar 1st, 10am - 2:30pm

Be first to know about new botany classes

Add this topic and we'll let you know about new classes, trending topics and last minute discounts

Follow

Five Plants that Changed the World Deal

Five Plants that Changed the World

at New York Botanical Garden - Bronx 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Yams, pteridophytic ferns, cinchona trees, potatoes, and the American Southern Live Oak have each played a pivotal role in human history, helping to save the world from dire illness and send humans to the moon. Embark on a historical odyssey that uncovers the botany behind how ferns form the foundation for petrochemicals, why tree bark helps slow the...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 10am - 1pm

Now:
$58.50
Was:
$65

Spring Mushrooms

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

As the mushroom season awakens, discover how and where to hunt for Oysters, Inky Caps, Wine Caps, Dryad's Saddle, Reishi, and the early spring Chicken Mushroom. Even the elusive Morels occur throughoutthe metropolitan region, and spring is the ideal time to find them. Learn to correctly identify mushrooms, how to differentiate them from look-alikes,...

Thursday Apr 16th, 10am - 1pm

  (2 sessions)
$159

2 sessions

CourseHorse Gift Card

Thousands of classes. No expiration. You choose the $ amount. Select a category or let the recipient pick.

Buy a Gift Card

Basic Plant ID

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start identifying one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known plants, you'll learn the terminology used to describe their growing habits and structures.  This vocabulary will help you recognize and describe key differences in plant forms, from roots to fruits....

Wednesday Mar 11th, 5pm - 8pm

  (2 sessions)
$159

2 sessions

Central Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Central Park Central Park W & W 72nd St, New York, New York 10023

March 24, 2019 Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of early spring. It's the start of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of these weedy delicacies. Pungent field garlic is everywhere. You use the leaves like scallions or chives, and the bulbs like onions. Spicy mustard greens, such...

Saturday Feb 29th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Plant Structure

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Get a solid grounding in the basic plant body, from the cell to the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits. After an overview of microscope use and fundamental science in the first session, you'll use both dissecting and compound light microscopes to observe plant anatomy. Moving on, we'll introduce the base-level chemistry required for understanding...

Thursday Mar 19th, 5pm - 8pm

  (9 sessions)
$615

9 sessions

Blooming Botany

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Celebrate the beginning of spring by learning about flowering plant life cycles! This intro-level botany course will include flower and seed dissections, germination experiments, sowing some annual flower seeds to take home, and a walk through the Garden to observe the earliest BBG blooms. Notes: Please bring your registration confirmation and...

Sunday Apr 5th, 10am - 1pm

Native Edible Plants

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Meet the edible indigenous plants of the Northeast that chef Marie Viljoen uses every day in her Brooklyn kitchen to develop a delicious regional American cuisine.  We'll discuss preparations and recipes using native American plants that have the potential to define a way of eating that speaks to place, such as Aronia, bayberry, black cherry,...

Sunday Apr 19th, 11am - 2pm

Native Flora in Spring

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Our native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs signal rebirth in spring. Learn to identify them and become familiar with their structure and taxonomy. Take part in field walks and classroom sessions, and practice using taxonomic keys.  Students are required to make their own collections of plants and may borrow a herbarium press ($30 deposit required)....

Friday Apr 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Taking a class with friends or coworkers?

Explore private event options.

Learn More »

Herbaceous Plant Identification

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Herbaceous plants occupy prairies, wetlands, forest understories, and many other habitats. The identifying characteristics of this diverse group of plants are often quite different from those of woody plants. Learn the fundamental herbaceous plant identification characteristics as well as some specialized ones for select native and cultivated species....

Tuesday May 5th, 5pm - 8pm

  (6 sessions)
$395

6 sessions

Dendrology: Woody Plant Identification

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

From towering tulip trees to creeping partridge berries, native plants make up the forests of northeastern North America. Learn to identify trees, shrubs, and woody vines by their vegetative characteristics, using their scientific and common names.  The focus is on both native and naturalized species, as well as some most commonly planted in...

Saturday Apr 18th, 10:30am - 1:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$415

6 sessions

The Origin of Trees

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

A world without trees is hard to envision, but a reality eons ago. What did Earth's first trees look like, and how have trees changed overtime? This course examines the evolution of arborescence, from the first fossil trees in the Catskills, to Coal Age giants, to the awe-inspiring coastal redwoods.

Saturday Jul 11th, 10am - 1pm

Urban Flora: Growing Between the Cracks

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

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 introduced and many are considered weeds. We will hear more about their origins, life cycles, and benefits to the urban landscape while learning how to identify them in the field. 

Wednesday May 20th, 10am - 1pm

  (2 sessions)
$139

2 sessions

Microscope Basics

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

It takes some finesse, but we can help you build your confidence and ability with microscopes to view a variety of fungi and plant material. We'll show you how to adjust and calibrate the eyepiece, focus on both thick and thin specimens, and properly light your subject.  You'll also learn to thinly slice, stain, and make permanent mounts so you...

Thursday Jul 23rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (2 sessions)
$159

2 sessions

Reset all filters.

No results found

Try removing some filters.