Introduction to Plant Science

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

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Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - May 07, 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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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 (6)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Apr 02 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Apr 09 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Apr 16 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Apr 23 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, Apr 30 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
Tue, May 07 10:00am - 12:45pm Manny Grossman
2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Apr 27 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
Sat, May 04 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
Sat, May 11 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
Sat, May 18 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
Sat, Jun 01 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
Sat, Jun 08 2:00pm - 5:00pm Manny Grossman
6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, May 09 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, May 13 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 16 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, May 20 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 23 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, May 30 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Aug 01 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 05 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Aug 08 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 12 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Thu, Aug 15 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
Mon, Aug 19 6:00pm - 8:45pm Manny Grossman
10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Sep 21 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Sep 28 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 05 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 19 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Sat, Nov 02 10:00am - 12:45pm Christopher Satch
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Sep 26 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 03 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 10 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 17 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 24 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 31 10:30am - 1:15pm Anna Paltseva

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (388)

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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
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Introduction to Plant Science
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