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Since its founding in 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a museum of plants, a preeminent center for botanical research, a global leader in plant-based education, and one of the great cultural institutions in the world.
The New York Botanical Garden educates people of all ages about the science,...
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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...
Thursday May 7th, 10am - 1pm(4 sessions)
Tired of the same old dinners? Bored with your everyday meals? Well it’s time for that to change … and it’s simple. Learn from a master how to use easy to access herbs and spices from the world over to transform and elevate your cooking to new culinary heights.
Wednesday Apr 22nd, 7pm - 8:30pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Wednesday Apr 15th, 4pm - 6pm(6 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Make a great first impression by creating a welcoming entry garden for your home. Learn how to design a stylish front garden. Review examples that work for different architectural styles, and develop plant lists that fit the specific needs of every type of front...
Saturday Apr 18th, 10:30am - 1:30pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave reviews. Concentrating on perennials, learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when combining plants...
Saturday Apr 18th, 10:30am - 12pm(2 sessions)
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....
Tuesday Jun 2nd, 10am - 12:40pm(7 sessions)
Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plants thrive in containers and you'll be ready to go!
Saturday May 9th, 10am - 12pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Farms and edible gardens are popping up on rooftops across the country. But rooftop spaces have their own unique challenges for soil maintenance, watering, crop management, installation, and more. Annie Novak, co-founder of Eagle Street Farm (pictured here),...
Wednesday Apr 22nd, 6:15pm - 9:15pm(2 sessions)
Get hands-on experience from seed to harvest in three hours under the guidance of Farm.One’s expert Farm Manager. Students of all experience levels and all backgrounds are welcome. Classes are limited to 6 students, enabling plenty of one-on-one instruction. In this 120 minute course, you will learn about: The Principles of Hydroponics Hydroponic...
Saturday May 9th, 10am - 12pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Eagle Street Farm co-founder Annie Novak covers the tips and tricks of maintaining a healthy, organic, tomato garden in raised beds on your rooftop, in containers on your balcony, or in your backyard garden. Get the knowledge you need to decide if heirlooms...
Thursday Apr 23rd, 6pm - 9pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Vegetables have their own special requirements, and whether you're a novice or an experienced grower, you'll get more from your garden this season using these time-tested techniques. The one-hour session covers site selection, bed and soil preparation, optimal...
Saturday Apr 25th, 1pm - 2pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Vegetable Gardener's Saturday Fresh, homegrown vegetables are healthy and flavorful, and don't have to be difficult to grow. Learn how to properly prepare beds and soils; gain key tips on planting and sowing seeds; discover ecologically friendly ways to keep...
Saturday Apr 25th, 1pm - 4pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Seed starting is a fun way to expand your garden's potential. This class covers the basics, including choosing what seeds to start and the proper location, lighting, containers, watering techniques, and soil mixes to ensure your success. Receive a packet of...
Saturday Apr 25th, 3pm - 4pm
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Whether you have a terrace, rooftop, or tiny backyard, learn how to grow the most veggies in the space you have. Discover the best practices for successful small-space gardening from soil preparation to container selection and bed design, crop choices, and tips...
Tuesday Apr 28th, 6pm - 9pm(3 sessions)
No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space—deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or window sill. Combining plants and planters provides visual impact, creates a small garden, and adds pleasure to your living area. Sun or shade, ornamental or edible, find out what kind of container garden is right for you....
Saturday May 9th, 10am - 5pm
No more shopping at the market for basil and thyme! Learn how to create your own aromatic mini-garden with fresh herbs that you can enjoy year-round. Whether you're growing indoors or outdoors, learn which herbs are easiest to maintain, most beneficial in use, and most popular in the gardening world.
Saturday May 9th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how native plants enhance gardens and augment biodiversity. Study native herbaceous and woody plants: their identification, habitat, and culture. Hear about the significance of woodland soils and how to promote a healthy environment to support spring ephemerals, summer perennials, shrubs, and trees.
Tuesday May 12th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm(3 sessions)
Containers are wonderful in any setting - whether alone on a window sill or terrace, or incorporated into a yard or formal garden. Learn a comprehensive approach to designing with containers, including how, when, where, and why you should use a particular pot in one spot over another. Gain tips and tricks for great plant combinations in containers...
Saturday May 9th, 2:45pm - 4:45pm
Garden lovers revel in being in outdoor spaces where the feeling of well being descends. So how can you transform your ho-hum backyard into a "gardentopia"? Jan Johnsen shares intriguing design ideas based on 45 years in the landscape design/build profession such as The Principle of Three Depths, The Power of the Portal, and Hide and Reveal among...
Wednesday May 20th, 10am - 12pm
Are you looking to up your houseplant game? We can help! We'll walk you through many different species with stunning foliage or flowers—including bromeliads and palms—that will bring a hint of the sun-drenched tropics to your home. We'll discuss the light, soil, water, and maintenance requirements of a broad array of plants, so you can select which...
Saturday May 30th, 10am - 1pm
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