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Designing for Delight

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

Matthew Urbanski will describe his approach to highlighting delight as a design imperative and how this translates into creating memorable environments for play.  The core impulse behind garden-making is the pursuit of delight. Similarly, landscapes of play exist solely to give children delight through the fundamental human activity we call play....

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Tuesday Oct 23rd, 1pm

Intro to Landscape Design

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, 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.

$205

3 sessions

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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...

$329

4 sessions

Sunday Apr 28th, 1:30pm

Landscape Design History

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, 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 considered...

$655

9 sessions

Graphics I

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, 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 also required for the Horticulture...

$655

8 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 for...

$435

6 sessions

Saturday Mar 30th, 10am

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 contracts....

$369

4 sessions

Friday Feb 1st, 10am

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

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

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...

$329

2 sessions

Thursday Mar 7th, 10am

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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...

$249

2 sessions

Saturday Jan 26th, 10am

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...

$609

8 sessions

Friday Jan 18th, 10am

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.

$165

3 sessions

Tuesday Feb 19th, 4:30pm

19th Annual Winter Lecture Series: All Three

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

19th Annual Winter Lecture Series: The Education of a Gardener: All Three Sections There are many points of entry into the gardening life. For some it begins in childhood; some come to it through other disciplines. Three distinguished and passionate practitioners share their philosophies, their stories, and the lessons they have learned along the...

$95

3 sessions

Thursday Jan 31st, 10am

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