Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

Course Details
$415 8 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Sep 12, 10:00am - Oct 03, 3:30pm (3 sessions)

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NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
Venue: Watson Room 319
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Anne Meore

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this horticultural therapy class:

Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for a variety of populations. 

Engage in activities for disability awareness and the development of therapeutic skills. Resources for professional development and the professional registration process are covered. 

Required Text:
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P. Ph.D. and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors, The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.

Please bring lunch.

This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education Horticultural Therapy Certificate.

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

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

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.


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


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When coming to class, please enter via Mosholu Entrance, located at 2950 Southern Boulevard, at all times. And ask for the Watson Building.

Start Dates (5)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 3:30pm Matthew Wichrowski 3 $415
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Jun 06 10:00am - 3:30pm Matthew Wichrowski
Sat, Jun 13 10:00am - 3:30pm Matthew Wichrowski
10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore 3 $415
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jun 10 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore
Fri, Jun 12 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore
10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore 3 $415
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jul 15 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore
Fri, Jul 17 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore
10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore 3 $415
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Sep 26 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore
Sat, Oct 03 10:00am - 3:30pm Anne Meore

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