Plants for Landscaping

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

Course Details
$435 8 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Sep 17, 6:15pm - Nov 05, 8:50pm (6 sessions)

Next start dates (1)

NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
Venue: Watson Room 302
No class on 9/24 & 10/08
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Michael Ruggiero

What you'll learn in this landscape design class:

Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right place, based on site-specific design and maintenance criteria. 

Learn aspects of special landscape values such as size, texture, color, and flowering and fruiting seasons. Review the trees, shrubs, groundcovers, annuals, and perennials suitable for landscaping in this region. 

Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

This course is also required for the Gardening Certificate and Landscape Design 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
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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All classes at this location

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 (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero 6 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 01 6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero
Tue, Oct 15 6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero
Tue, Oct 22 6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero
Tue, Oct 29 6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero
Tue, Nov 05 6:15pm - 8:50pm Michael Ruggiero
10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio 6 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Sep 27 10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio
Fri, Oct 04 10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio
Fri, Oct 11 10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio
Fri, Oct 18 10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio
Fri, Oct 25 10:00am - 12:45pm Valerie D'Antonio

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Question from Anonymous
Do you need any kind of drawing tools or garden tools for this course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there, the course consists of lecture presentations supplemented with walks on the NYBG grounds. However, students will not need any gardening tools for the course; note-taking materials should be sufficient. Hope this helps.

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