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Landscape Design History

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

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...

Tuesday Jan 8th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

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Graphics I

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment.  Homework is required. This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult...

Monday Jan 7th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (8 sessions)
$655

8 sessions

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Intro to Landscape Design

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

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.

Saturday Feb 23rd, 10am - 1pm

  (3 sessions)
$205

3 sessions

DynaSCAPE: CAD for Landscape Designers

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

Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: basic skills for developing professional landscape plans, making base plans from surveys, techniques for quick estimates, and utilizing the online plant database.  You must have basic computer skills and bring a PC laptop to class, not a...

Friday Jan 18th, 10am - 1pm

  (8 sessions)
$609

8 sessions

The Designer's Eye

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

Drawing on her experiences designing more than 45 New York City public spaces, and a lifetime of challenges in her own garden, Lynden B. Miller shares how she looks at a sit—what's there and what could be—and how she visualizes what plants are needed to achieve her goals. Her training as a painter is a key to educating her eye for garden design....

Tuesday Jan 22nd, 1pm - 3pm

Garden Design Workshop

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

Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance, it is possible to succeed. Learn the basics of garden design, review examples that work for different architectural styles and site conditions, and develop a go-to plant list for your home landscape.  In the second session, you...

Saturday Jan 26th, 10am - 2:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$249

2 sessions

Starting a Small Landscaping Business

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

Discover the details of making a landscaping business work. Explore the type of business to create: design, installation, construction, maintenance, or some combination.  Learn about legal requirements, advertising, customer relations, and human resources. Discuss the monetary aspects: start-up costs, operating budget, tracking costs, and writing...

Friday Feb 1st, 10am - 1:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$369

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...

Sunday Apr 28th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$329

4 sessions

Naturalistic Landscape Design

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

Conventional structured landscapes are giving way to looser, more naturalistic designs based on the existing landscape's particular potential. Using images of his own six-acre garden, which—like horticulture itself—strikes a balance between art and science, Duncan Brine, a principal landscape designer at Garden Large, presents an approach that...

Friday Feb 15th, 10am - 12pm

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...

Saturday Mar 30th, 10am - 12:45pm

  (6 sessions)
$435

6 sessions

Mathematics for Horticulturists

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

This course is designed for horticulturists who maintain or direct the maintenance of outdoor landscapes. We'll review methods of calculating areas, application rates for fertilizers, and amounts of soil amendments during the first session, and analyze a set of homework problems during the second session. This course is a requirement for the NYBG...

Tuesday Feb 19th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$165

3 sessions

Basic Design and Installation of Irrigation Systems

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

Learn how to design, install, and maintain conventional, specialty drip, and micro-drip irrigation systems. Drip systems are useful for rooftop and terrace gardens, planters, raised beds, and many landscape and nursery production systems.  We will cover basic hydraulics and review the best irrigation products. Learn to troubleshoot, practice...

Thursday Mar 7th, 10am - 4:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$329

2 sessions

Sakonnet Garden: Current Design Experiments

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

Sakonnet Garden is a long-term personal experiment with plants and planting design. While working in New York, John Gwynne and his partner, Mikel Folcarelli, built a hidden garden in coastal Rhode Island that evolved into a series of intimate garden rooms, each reflecting an experimental approach to light, space, color, rare plants, and whimsical discovery....

Tuesday Mar 19th, 1pm - 3pm

Planting for a Changing Climate

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

As temperatures rise and precipitation patterns shift, it is essential for designers to consider how to select, place, and care for plants that will thrive in today's conditions, as well as tomorrow's. Landscape architect, plantsman, and author Travis Beck discusses how to create dynamic and resilient plant communities that will flourish in the landscape...

Tuesday Feb 19th, 1pm - 3pm

Wealth Management

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

Designed to help individual investors understand and evaluate the wealth management landscape.  Become educated on how to become a better consumer of financial products and services. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted outside the CAPS office and the lobby of the 17 Lexington Avenue building.

Thursday Jan 31st, 6:15pm - 8:45pm

  (10 sessions)
$665

10 sessions

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