Introduction to Plant Science

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

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$435 8 seats left
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Wed, Mar 25, 10:00am - May 06, 12:40pm (7 sessions)

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Location:
NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Manny Grossman

What you'll learn in this gardening class:

Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant form and structure. 

Learn about the relationships between appearance and function, ecology, systematics, and evolution, and become botanically literate. Gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.

Required Text:
Capon, B., Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition
Publisher: TImber Press 2005

This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education Gardening, Horticulture, and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.

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Refunds and Withdrawals

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. 

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
  • A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–599
Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.

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

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Start Dates (8)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Apr 01 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Apr 08 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Apr 15 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Apr 22 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Apr 29 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, May 06 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Apr 19 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
Sun, Apr 26 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
Sun, May 03 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
Sun, May 17 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
Sun, May 31 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
Sun, Jun 14 10:00am - 12:40pm Regina Alvarez
10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Apr 25 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
Sat, May 02 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
Sat, May 09 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
Sat, May 16 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
Sat, May 30 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
Sat, Jun 06 10:00am - 12:40pm Leslie Day
6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, May 07 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, May 11 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 14 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, May 18 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 21 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 28 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Jun 05 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jun 09 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jun 12 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jun 16 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jun 19 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jun 23 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jul 30 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 03 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Aug 06 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 10 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Aug 13 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 17 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Sep 26 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 03 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 17 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 24 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 31 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Nov 07 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Sep 24 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 01 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 08 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 15 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 22 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 29 10:30am - 1:10pm Anna Paltseva

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (516)

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Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/19/2017
Due to some scheduling conflicts I was not able to attend all classes but from what I saw, Manny is a knowledgeable botanist and a great teacher.
Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Bea M. on 2/4/2019
Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/13/2018
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