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Gain the confidence and knowledge to use a wide variety of bulbs to enhance your clients’ gardens or your own. Explore the many bulbs that brighten the spring, summer, and fall garden.
Learn to identify more than 60 hardy bulbs, corms, and tubers. Bloom sequences, cultural requirements, and bulb selection will also be discussed.
OPC, PGL 1, PGL 2, and GDC requirement
The lectures will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered students will receive login instructions one day in advance.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
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Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago, Illinois Online
Class will be taught via Zoom
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The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...
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Enjoy painting botanical illustrations in the super easy to learn and forgiving medium of gouache, also known as opaque watercolor. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. We will cover basic as well as more advance gouache techniques to paint a beautiful flower in a style I like to call "soft...
Saturday Apr 24th, 1pm - 3pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Wednesday Jun 2nd, 6:15pm - 8:15pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. Recommended Textbooks: Botanical Art Techniques, American Society of Botanical Artists...
Saturday Jun 5th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round in containers. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid to those varieties that not only taste great but also look beautiful, including varieties that have interesting or unusual blooms and foliage.
Saturday May 8th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
Explore the basics of mushroom identification. Become more familiar with the different groups of mushrooms and the basic characteristics including cap, gill and stipe features. This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered students will receive login...
Wednesday Apr 21st, 6pm - 7:30pm Central Time
Azaleas are among the most beautiful flowering bonsai around. They are also treated unlike just about any other species when it comes to pruning, repotting, and styling. Their vigorous growing habit and response to work makes them great bonsai species. Soil types, fertilizing, root pruning, and more will be covered in this fun and informative class....
Wednesday Apr 21st, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and gorgeous—and discover techniques for ensuring that your plants thrive in all four seasons.
Thursday May 6th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Find out how to care for the trees in your home landscape. Just like shrubs and perennials, trees need attention and care throughout the year. This no-nonsense class covers the essential knowledge every homeowner should have about their trees: Get best practices for watering, feeding, mulching, and pruning. Learn how to avoid problems with pests,...
Thursday Apr 22nd, 7pm - 8:30pm Central Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, their cultural history, and contemporary...
Friday Apr 30th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plants thrive in containers and you'll be ready to go!
Saturday May 1st, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Gardens tucked into roofs and balconies beautify our urban mosaic and connect us to nature. But every urban terrace gardener knows the challenge of dealing with conditions such as harsh sun, perpetual shade, relentless wind, and managing plants confined to containers....
Saturday Jun 5th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time(3 sessions)
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.
Sunday May 16th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Saturday Jun 5th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Did you know there are over 200 tree species growing on the streets of Manhattan? Learn to distinguish among the five most common genera and pinpoint particular species in this quick intro to tree identification. If you have mystery trees in your neighborhood,...
Saturday Jun 5th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time
Want to compost, but not sure where to start? Learn tips and techniques on how to compost right in your own backyard. You’ll gain sound composting practices to ensure successful home composting. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts.
Sunday Jun 6th, 9am - 11am Central Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Study the entire cannabis growing cycle, including best practices for critical harvest and post-harvest procedures and how artificial lighting and carbon dioxide enrichment can help maximize production. We'll discuss the pros and cons of different grow sites and...
Tuesday Jun 8th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Florists and floral designers who want long-lasting, gorgeous interior plantings won't want to miss this unique class from florist, horticulturist, and indoor plant expert Chris Raimondi. In this class, Chris shares essential horticulture practices for proper...
Wednesday Jun 9th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Terrace Gardening Workshop: Potting Mixes and Plant Nourishment - ONLINE This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Get the dirt on potting mixes! This session teaches you how to create the right blend of ingredients for your container plants. You'll leave with potting mix recipes for each type of plant...
Saturday Jun 12th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Make a great first impression by creating a welcoming entry garden for your home. Learn how to design a stylish front garden. Review examples that work for different architectural styles, and develop plant lists that fit the specific needs of every type of front...
Sunday Apr 25th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Embroidery is tightly tied to human culture. The earliest known examples-intricately decorated clothes, boots, and hats found in Russia-date back to 30,000 BCE. NYC-based artist Jessica Maffia will teach you eight different stitches that you will use to create...
Sunday Apr 25th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
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