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Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors

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

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...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 1pm

Color Theory for Floral Design

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

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color combinations.  Please bring:  Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners ...

Thursday Sep 26th, 10am - 2:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$315

2 sessions

Fundamentals of Form

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

Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry, while composing beautiful, balanced creations.  Materials List: Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners a camera box or bag to carry home your work Required...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 10:30am - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$680

4 sessions

Botanical Drawing for Beginners

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

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills. Recommended Textbooks: ...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$249

4 sessions

Fundamentals of Gardening

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

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...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Landscape Measurement

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

Precise field measurement is the crucial first step in landscape design. Learn how to properly use automatic levels, tapes, and sophisticated survey instruments such as a total–station and mapping–grade GPS. Topics will include accurately measuring distances, differences in elevation, and angles. A basic understanding of geometry and trigonometry...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 1pm

  (5 sessions)
$329

5 sessions

Red Grapes Watercolor Workshop
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Red Grapes Watercolor Workshop

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

Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the beautiful colors and unique details of a different botanical subject. Plant materials will be provided by the instructor. No previous drawing or painting experience is required.

Sunday Aug 25th, 10am - 3:30pm

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$94.50
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$105

Intro to Landscape Design

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

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises.  This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home or who are considering a Certificate.

Monday Sep 16th, 10am - 1pm

  (3 sessions)
$205

3 sessions

Plants for Landscaping

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

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...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6:15pm - 8:50pm

  (6 sessions)
$435

6 sessions

Forest Ecology
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Forest Ecology

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

Explore the basic principles that influence the ecological relationships of the forest ecosystem. Using the Garden grounds as a site for observation and field study, learn to understand the forces that shape our natural environment—the Northeast Woodland.  Labs and lectures provide an experience that expands your skills for the stewardship...

Wednesday Aug 28th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
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$292.50
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$325

4 sessions

Introduction to Plant Science

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

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....

Thursday Sep 19th, 10:30am - 1:15pm

  (7 sessions)
$435

7 sessions

The Total Tomato

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

Wondering what to do with your bounty of tomatoes? Preserve them, of course! We will show you the best ways to process and hot pack your harvest, with a simple method borrowed from industrial canning. We'll make a chili tomato salsa, marinara sauce, and crushed tomatoes for the pantry, all of which can be safely preserved for future use. When you're...

Thursday Sep 12th, 11am - 3pm

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials

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

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.  This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education...

Friday Sep 13th, 10am - 1:45pm

  (5 sessions)
$479

5 sessions

Lilies in Watercolor Workshop

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

Artists of all skill levels will enjoy this one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the beautiful colors and unique details of a different botanical subject. Plant materials will be provided by the instructor. No previous drawing or painting experience is required.

Sunday Sep 15th, 10am - 3:30pm

Landscape Design History

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

Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.  Landscape designs will be...

Wednesday Sep 18th, 10am - 1pm

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

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