Introduction to Plant Science

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown

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$435 8 seats left
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Wed, Oct 23, 6:00pm - Dec 11, 8:40pm (7 sessions)

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Location:
Midtown, Manhattan
20 W 44th St 3F
Btwn 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, New York 10036
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Venue: Midtown Center, Room A
No class on Nov 27
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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.

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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Refund Policy
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 (6)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 30 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Nov 06 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Nov 13 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Nov 20 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Dec 04 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Dec 11 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jan 08 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jan 10 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Jan 13 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Jan 15 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jan 17 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Jan 22 10:00am - 12:40pm Manny Grossman
6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 09 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 14 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 21 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Jan 23 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 28 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Jan 30 6:00pm - 8:40pm Manny Grossman
10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Feb 01 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
Sat, Feb 08 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
Sat, Feb 22 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
Sat, Feb 29 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
Sat, Mar 07 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
Sat, Mar 14 10:30am - 1:10pm Elle Barnes
10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Feb 08 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Feb 22 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Feb 29 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 07 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 14 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 21 10:00am - 12:40pm Christopher Satch
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Feb 11 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos
Tue, Feb 18 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos
Tue, Feb 25 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos
Tue, Mar 03 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos
Tue, Mar 10 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos
Tue, Mar 17 10:00am - 12:40pm Steve Kutos

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (473)

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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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