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Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at home using safe and simple techniques.  Using cardboard and coffee grounds, create your own oyster mushroom starter (Pleurotus ostreatus) to take home, while learning...

Wednesday Jun 3rd, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

Container Gardening

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and gorgeous—and discover techniques for ensuring that your plants thrive in all four seasons. 

Sunday Mar 15th, 10am - 2:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$249

2 sessions

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Urban Gardening

at Il Fiorista - Flatiron 17 W 26th St, New York, New York 10011

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

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Intensive Home Growing Techniques for Homegrown Edibles

at New York Botanical Garden - Bronx 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Learn how to grow more fruits and vegetables in less space by making the most of your growing area and by extending the gardening season. Discover organic methods that take advantage of passive solar heating, vertical space, raised beds, and other techniques. Enjoy nutritious, freshly picked garden produce as early as April and then just keep on picking....

Saturday Feb 29th, 10:30am - 1:30pm

Super Small Space Veggie Gardening

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

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 for high-yield results. Get your spring started with smart seed ordering, growing and choosing...

Tuesday Apr 28th, 6pm - 9pm

  (3 sessions)
$185

3 sessions

All About Containers: Veggies and Herbs for Containers

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round in containers. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them.  Special attention is paid to those varieties that not only taste great but also look beautiful, including varieties that have interesting or unusual blooms and foliage.

Saturday May 9th, 12:45pm - 2:45pm

Introduction to Urban Ecology
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Introduction to Urban Ecology

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Discover how urbanization is changing biodiversity, interspecies relationships, and even animal behavior, in the tri-state area and beyond.  Liz Johnson, former manager of AMNH's Metropolitan Biodiversity Program, will introduce you to the particular habitats found here, as well as which plants and animals are common to each. She'll also reveal...

Thursday Feb 27th, 11am - 1pm

  (2 sessions)
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$125.10
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$139

2 sessions

Terrace Gardening Saturday: All Three Sections

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Midtown Education Center, Manhattan Gardens tucked into roofs and balconies beautify our urban mosaic and connect us to nature. But every urban terrace gardener knows the challenge of dealing with conditions such as harsh sun, perpetual shade, relentless wind, and managing plants confined to containers. Learn how to tailor your plant choices for pots...

Saturday Jun 13th, 10am - 5pm

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Terrace Gardening Sat: Potting Mixes and Plant Nourish

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Terrace Gardening Saturday: Potting Mixes and Plant Nourishment Get the dirt on potting mixes! This session teaches you how to create the right blend of ingredients for your container plants. You'll leave with potting mix recipes for each type of plant and simple secrets for fertilizers, compost, and annual soil refreshers that will help your garden...

Saturday Jun 13th, 12:45pm - 2:45pm

Terrace Gardening Sat: Great Plants for Terrace Gardens

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

City terraces often are exposed to difficult growing conditions that create microclimates out of sync with the planting zone found on the ground, and plantings in containers are particularly vulnerable to the elements. Learn how to select and maintain plants best suited for life on a terrace. You'll get great recommendations for edibles and ornamentals...

Saturday Jun 13th, 10am - 12pm

All About Containers Saturday: All 3 Midtown Sections

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space—deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or window sill. With the right combination of plants, containers provide visual impact, create a small garden, and add pleasure to your living area. Sun or shade, ornamental or edible, find out what kind of container garden...

Saturday May 16th, 10am - 5pm

Large Scale Indoor Plant Care

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

The need for skilled indoor plant techs is growing as more and more companies add living plants to their décor. NYBG greenhouse gardener Anna Ellingboe will teach you how to water, groom, repot, and manage indoor plants. Get the inside scoop on species that can tolerate the widely variable light and temperatures.  You'll visit a bustling Midtown...

Saturday May 30th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$185

4 sessions

Terrace Gardening Sat: Disease and Pest Control in Pots

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Terrace Gardening Saturday: Disease and Pest Control in Pots Pests and diseases can pop up anywhere—even on a 20th-floor balcony! Learn the classic signs of infections and infestations found in urban pots and planters. Get tips on how to properly clean and disinfect your containers, and other measures to control and prevent problems in your terrace...

Saturday Jun 13th, 2:45pm - 4:45pm

Green Roof Design

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Explore best practices for analyzing sites, balancing weight restrictions with programmatic goals, selecting resilient plant palettes, managing stormwater, and more. We'll overview typical green-roof components (including proprietary systems and soils), discuss the challenges of green-roof microclimates, and consider the expanding possibilities for...

Monday Sep 21st, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$365

4 sessions

Urban Flora: Growing Between the Cracks

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Urban flora can be found growing in unlikely places, from city sidewalks and highway medians to lawns, and other man-made structures. Most of these plants are introduced and many are considered weeds. We will hear more about their origins, life cycles, and benefits to the urban landscape while learning how to identify them in the field. 

Wednesday May 20th, 10am - 1pm

  (2 sessions)
$139

2 sessions

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