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NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
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Venue: Watson Room 102
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Nick Gershberg

What you'll learn in this gardening class:

Making a hyper-tufa planter is like making mud pies: messy and fun! Use peat moss, perlite, cement, and water to create a lightweight container that mimics the look of an old stone English watering trough. 

Hyper-tufa planters are the perfect vessels for highlighting small plants, including herbs and cacti. Nick Gershberg shares his secrets about the best materials to use and the most innovative planting ideas.

Bring home your own DIY planter.

All the needed materials are included and provided to the students.
School Notes: If you purchase the class using a CourseHorse promotion or discount, these discounts will not reflect on your NYBG receipt. Actual price paid will be reflected on your CourseHorse receipt only.

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If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.

If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
  • No refunds will be granted for: course levels 0–299 and 700–999
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Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.

New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.


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Question from BootsyB
Hi! I would like to attend this class, but I imagine bringing home a hypertufa planter on the bus will be difficult. Could I leave mine there one day, so that my husband can meet me with the car and we can pick it up on Sunday? Thank you, Laura
Answer from Jason G. Verified Educator
Hi Laura, You're welcome to leave your planter overnight until Sunday for pick-up. Just be sure to confirm Sunday hours with the Registration Office when you're in on Saturday. ~Jason

Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (518)

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Hyper-Tufa Planter
Reviewed by Marylena M. on 6/17/2017
Very good class, hands on and entertaining. Somehow the description was a bit misleading, made me believe I would come back with a container already planted. But I got my plant as a gift at least!

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