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SoapMaking Workshop

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

Bring the beauty and bouquet of the summer garden into your home this winter with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps.  You'll learn the traditional melt and pour process and combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils—lavender, rosemary, mint, and more—to make four bars to take home.  Note: All the needed...

Sunday Aug 4th, 11am - 2pm

Color Theory for Floral Design

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

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color combinations.  Please bring:  Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners ...

Thursday Sep 26th, 10am - 2:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$315

2 sessions

Grow Gourmet Mushrooms Indoors

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

Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at home using safe and simple techniques.  Using cardboard and coffee grounds, create your own oyster mushroom starter (Pleurotus ostreatus) to take home, while learning...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 1pm

Botanical Drawing for Beginners

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

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills. Recommended Textbooks: ...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$249

4 sessions

Canning Peaches Deal

Canning Peaches

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

"Put up" your peaches using time-honored canning techniques for three preparations that will extend the bounty of your favorite stone fruits long after summer is gone. Create a compote to top your summer desserts; prepare for fall with warming spices; or add syrup to bring sunshine to your winter days. We'll discuss the basics of canning and food safety...

Saturday Jul 27th, 11am - 2pm

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$76.50
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$85

Fundamentals of Form

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

Learn the keys to successful floral design and master the mechanics needed to create round, triangular, parallel, and crescent arrangements. Experiment with shape, line, and symmetry, while composing beautiful, balanced creations.  Materials List: Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners a camera box or bag to carry home your work Required...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 10:30am - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$680

4 sessions

Mindful Gardening
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Mindful Gardening

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

Enhance your gardening experience! Discover how to garden with eyes wide open, ears to the ground, and hands outstretched as Tovah shares insights from her new book, The Garden in Every Sense and Season. She will lead you through an odyssey of exploration to awaken the senses and arouse your abilities of perception. When you return home, you'll...

Wednesday Jul 31st, 10am - 12pm

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$58.50
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$65

Gardening with Native Plants

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

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, summer perennials, shrubs, and trees.

Saturday Aug 3rd, 10am - 1pm

  (3 sessions)
$239

3 sessions

Fundamentals of Gardening

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

Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they grow. Students learn not only what to do, but why.  Topics include  soils and their improvement,  seed sowing,  vegetative...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Saving the Plants of the World

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

Never in human history have plant species been more endangered with extinction. Join Vice President for Conservation Strategy Brian Boom and discover the varied strategies NYBG scientists use to confront this urgent threat—from conservation genetics to documenting key areas of biodiversity worldwide. Learn how to use Garden Navigator to locate rare,...

Friday Aug 9th, 10am - 1pm

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...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 1pm

  (5 sessions)
$329

5 sessions

Abstract Photography

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

Experiment with composing abstract images using botanical subjects, taking inspiration from Georgia O'Keeffe. An expert at honing in on beautiful details from years working in high-end fashion, Douglas Dubler will show you how to use the lines, shapes, patterns, textures, and colors of petals, leaves, stems, and vines to create intriguing pictures....

Saturday Aug 10th, 2pm - 5pm

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...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6:15pm - 8:50pm

  (6 sessions)
$435

6 sessions

Introduction to Plant Science

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

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....

Thursday Sep 19th, 10:30am - 1:15pm

  (7 sessions)
$435

7 sessions

Intro to Landscape Design

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

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.

Monday Sep 16th, 10am - 1pm

  (3 sessions)
$205

3 sessions

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