Introduction to Plant Science

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

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$435 8 seats left
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Mon, Jan 07, 10:00am - Jan 23, 12:45pm (7 sessions)

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Location:
NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
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Venue: Watson Room 315
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Manny Grossman

What you'll learn in this gardening class:

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. Gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.

Required Text:
Capon, B., Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition
Publisher: TImber Press 2005

This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education Gardening, Horticulture, and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.

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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.

MAKE-UP POLICY
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 - 12:45pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jan 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jan 11 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Jan 14 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Jan 16 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Fri, Jan 18 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Wed, Jan 23 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 10 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 15 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Jan 17 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 22 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Jan 24 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Jan 29 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Feb 02 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
Sat, Feb 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
Sat, Feb 23 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
Sat, Mar 02 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
Sat, Mar 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
Sat, Mar 16 10:00am - 12:45pm Steve Kutos
10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Feb 07 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
Thu, Feb 14 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
Thu, Feb 21 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
Thu, Feb 28 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
Thu, Mar 07 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
Thu, Mar 14 10:00am - 12:45pm Leslie Day
10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Feb 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Feb 23 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 02 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 16 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Mar 23 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (365)

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Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/19/2017
Due to some scheduling conflicts I was not able to attend all classes but from what I saw, Manny is a knowledgeable botanist and a great teacher.
Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/13/2018
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