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New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.
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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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This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Tuesday Aug 17th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Thursday Aug 5th, 6pm - 9pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will cover pruning Japanese upright maples (fan pruning), Japanese laceleaf maples (shell pruning), pruning pines (cloud pruning) and shearing masses of lower story plants. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better...
Thursday Aug 12th, 9:30am - 11:30am Pacific Time
Autumn is a dynamic season in the garden. Many plants are heading into dormancy, while others are in a period of active growth. Doing the right gardening tasks now can set the stage for next year's garden: adding new plants for seasonal interest or making changes to address problems observed over the past season. Some of the best things to...
Thursday Sep 16th, 7pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time
This two hour slideshow covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over-thinning. Then we compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona-fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. The class ends on a humorous note as slides are shown of "The...
Thursday Aug 12th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm Pacific Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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,...
Friday Aug 13th, 9:30am - 12pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover how to get the best from a large array of hydrangeas that can bloom multiple times. Find out how to make these rebloomers sing with later season color. Hint: Pruning isn't always the way to improve plant performance.
Saturday Aug 14th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Fresh from the release of her new book, The Complete Book of Ferns, Mobee Weinstein- NYBG's Foreman of Gardeners for Outdoor Gardens-will show you how to choose the right species of ferns to group together into a lush, living arrangement. Become familiar with...
Saturday Aug 14th, 11am - 1pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Farms and edible gardens are popping up on rooftops across the country. But rooftop spaces have their own unique challenges for soil maintenance, watering, crop management, installation, and more. Annie Novak, co-founder of Eagle Street Farm (pictured here), America's...
Tuesday Aug 17th, 6:15pm - 8:15pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This slideshow describes the three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) and how to fix trees and shrubs which have been mal-pruned. This is an advanced course and those attending should already be familiar with principles of selective pruning. Included is discussion of water-sprouts,...
Thursday Aug 19th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm Pacific Time
Don't let a lack of sun cast a shadow on your garden! Find out which plants thrive in shady conditions while bringing charm and color. You'll see how to expand your palette from reliable standards such as hosta and plant for architectural and textural interest across the spectrum of trees, vines, shrubs, and perennials. Discover ways to improve...
Saturday Aug 28th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time
Learn to identify some of Western Washington’s common native plants as well as pick up a few tips on plant identification in general! We’ll cover several different species of native plants as well as their growth preferences and how best to incorporate them into your garden or yard at home. This online class will be delivered using Zoom and will...
Monday Sep 20th, 6:30pm - 8pm Pacific Time
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