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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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Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop. Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and keep perfume notes. Formulate three unique signature scents using wax, carrier...
Saturday Apr 4th, 11am - 2pm
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...
Monday Mar 2nd, 6pm - 9pm(4 sessions)
Abundant and delicious home-grown vegetables can be a huge commitment-so it pays to be smart with your time and labor. Learn techniques such as succession and companion planting, stacking, and vertical growing so you can enjoy a steady harvest, a wide variety of delicious vegetables, and a garden that almost takes care of itself. Imagine that!
Tuesday Mar 3rd, 10:30am - 1:30pm
When winter winds blow cold, bring nature inside with houseplants that provide fragrance and color all year round. Learn the full range of indoor plants with scented flowers and foliage: citrus, jasmines, hoyas, passionflowers, geraniums, orchids, herbs, bulbs, and more! Learn to select the appropriate plant for each growing space. You'll walk...
Saturday Feb 29th, 10am - 1pm
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 to create a harmonious look for your garden come spring. Please bring lunch.
Wednesday Feb 26th, 10:30am - 3pm
This one-day course covers the basics of pruning evergreens, deciduous trees, and shrubs, as well as how to maintain the woody plants in your garden. Bring your pruners! We will discuss tool selection and maintenance, while we practice techniques using potted plants (at NYBG) and trees in the landscape (at NCNC). Class is held rain or...
Saturday Feb 29th, 10am - 3pm
Join us in a hands-on workshop to bring a small garden into your home. Learn how you can grow a wide variety of herbs, spices, and vegetables to cook with all year, even when limited to tight spaces like windowsills and fire escapes. Class will include a tasting, a guide to vegetable varieties and organic gardening techniques, and materials for a...
Sunday Mar 1st, 4pm - 5pm
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...
Tuesday Mar 17th, 7pm - 9pm
Spice up your garden with your own home-grown culinary herbs. Get started right by learning how to grow for flavor, when to harvest at peak, and how to preserve and serve up your bounty in tasty, unexpected ways.
Wednesday Apr 15th, 2pm - 5pm
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....
Wednesday Mar 25th, 10am - 12:40pm(7 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
Explore the philosophy and history of the organic method, the biological principles upon which it is based, and the practical techniques used to implement it. This course will cover a broad number of topics including how to build and maintain soil health, encourage biodiversity, use resources such as water and energy responsibly, and avoid using chemicals....
Wednesday Mar 4th, 11am - 1:40pm(3 sessions)
Low-maintenance dahlias thrive in our coastal climate. When they bloom in mid-July, their spiky, colorful blossoms brighten up gardens and flower beds across the city. Learn best practices to help your dahlias flourish, including how and when to disbud, stake, water, and much more.
Sunday Mar 29th, 10am - 1pm
Eagle Street Farm 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. In May, get the knowledge you need to decide if heirlooms or hybrids are right for you. Then, learn to start plants from seed, as well as...
Thursday Apr 23rd, 6pm - 9pm
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.
Saturday Mar 14th, 11am - 2pm(3 sessions)
Want to start a rooftop garden or care for an existing one? This workshop will give you the tools to get going! Learn about technical aspects like irrigation and container materials as well as soil, suitable plants, design, and proper care. Important: This workshop covers gardens but not green roof systems. Notes: Please bring your registration...
Sunday Mar 15th, 10:30am - 4pm
Cultivate your green thumb with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! Please note: Children ages 10+ must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Sunday Mar 15th, 11am - 1pm
James Golden set out to create a wet prairie in western Jersey. Faced with heavy clay, standing water, and a derelict woodland setting, he didn't mulch or amend the soil or spray herbicide. Instead, he planted right into the existing weedy matrix, eschewing traditional techniques of managing invasives. Now, Federal Twist is an acclaimed garden-a lush...
Tuesday Mar 17th, 1pm - 3pm
Plant Nite: Glass Lily Bowl Succulent Terrarium W/River Rocks and Amethyst Crystal Plant Nite: Dig, drink and be merry Liberate your garden(ing)! Join us for a Plant Nite event this week and design and build your own tiny terrarium showcasing your unique vision. No green thumb, no worries – our master grower Local Artist will guide you through...
Tuesday Mar 17th, 7pm - 8:30pm
Starting your own vegetables from seed can be joyful, exciting, and perhaps even life-changing! In this hands-on workshop, learn the basic steps of seed starting and seedling nurturing, practicing with vegetable and flower seeds. Explore seed-starting materials and structures, as well as seedling care, including fertilization, irrigation, and transitioning...
Wednesday Mar 18th, 6pm - 9pm
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