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New York Botanical Garden
NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458 NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
When coming to class, please enter via Mosholu Entrance, located at 2950 Southern Boulevard, at all times. And ask for the Watson Building.
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Since its founding in 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a museum of plants, a preeminent center for botanical research, a global leader in plant-based education, and one of the great cultural institutions in the world.
The New York Botanical Garden educates people of all ages about the science,...
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Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop. Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and keep perfume notes. Formulate three unique signature scents using wax, carrier...
Saturday Feb 1st, 11am - 2pm
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...
Friday Jan 31st, 10am - 1pm(4 sessions)
Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave reviews. Concentrating on perennials, learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when combining plants to create a harmonious look for your garden come spring. Please bring lunch.
Wednesday Jan 29th, 10:30am - 3pm
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....
Saturday Jan 25th, 10:30am - 1:10pm(7 sessions)
Rich, nutritious soil makes for large, healthy plants and reduces the need for regular fertilization. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture;how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve its qualities. Give your garden a solid foundation, and you'll reap the benefits for years to come.
Saturday Feb 8th, 12:45pm - 2:45pm
Making a hyper-tufa planter is like making mud pies: messy and fun! Use peat moss, perlite, cement, and water to create a lightweight container that mimics the look of an old stone English watering trough. Hyper-tufa planters are the perfect vessels for highlighting small plants, including herbs and cacti. Nick Gershberg shares his secrets about...
Saturday Feb 1st, 12pm - 3pm
Get hands-on experience from seed to harvest in three hours under the guidance of Farm.One’s expert Farm Manager. Students of all experience levels and all backgrounds are welcome. Classes are limited to 6 students, enabling plenty of one-on-one instruction. In this 120 minute course, you will learn about: The Principles of Hydroponics Hydroponic...
Tuesday Feb 11th, 7pm - 9pm
The Garden Came First: Deborah Nevins Deborah Nevins is one of the world's most sought-after landscape designers-creating ambitious, innovative projects for high-profile clients worldwide-yet her own, understated two-acre space on Long Island's East End is intimate and contemplative. The house and gardens were built to maximize the impact of existing...
Thursday Jan 30th, 10am - 11:30am
Are you looking to up your houseplant game? We can help! We'll walk you through many different species with stunning foliage or flowers—including bromeliads and palms—that will bring a hint of the sun-drenched tropics to your home. We'll discuss the light, soil, water, and maintenance requirements of a broad array of plants, so you can select which...
Saturday Feb 1st, 10am - 1pm
Raised beds are used to grow more vegetables, herbs, or ornamentals in a given area with less effort. They also help to overcome difficult situations such as wet soil, limited space, or poor light. Raised beds are ideal in many therapeutic settings as well, because they elevate the plants, bringing them closer to the patients. Methods of creating raised...
Saturday Feb 29th, 2pm - 4pm
Abundant and delicious home-grown vegetables can be a huge commitment-so it pays to be smart with your time and labor. Learn techniques such as succession and companion planting, stacking, and vertical growing so you can enjoy a steady harvest, a wide variety of delicious vegetables, and a garden that almost takes care of itself. Imagine that!
Tuesday Mar 3rd, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Get a crash course in vegetable gardening! Use your own space as a model to plan, choose seeds, grow seedlings, plant and transplant, water, weed, use organic pest control, and harvest. Take home seedlings to get started or to add to your garden. Notes: Please bring your registration confirmation and a photo ID to the security desk at the 1000...
Thursday Mar 12th, 6pm - 8pm
Hydroponics is a different way to think about and cultivate plants, and it is known for beautiful and fast growth. This course covers hydroponic basics, including system types, soilless nutrition, and crop selection. Focus will be on home-scale systems, though there will be discussion of larger applications of hydroponics in growing various...
Tuesday Feb 4th, 6:15pm - 8:15pm(5 sessions)
Join longtime urban farmer Molly Culver for a deep dive into the complex and inspiring world of minerals and living organisms at work beneath our feet. Healthy soil is the source of essential nutrients, root anchorage, oxygen, and water for the plants we eat, use medicinally, and enjoy as flowers. Learn the basic components of soil (living and inert)...
Wednesday Feb 5th, 6pm - 9pm
Join the cut flower farming revolution! Discover the basics of how to design, plant, grow, and harvest a cutting garden that will be productive throughout the seasons. You'll get hands-on practice starting seeds to ensure you always have something fresh to cut. We will also cover traditional and unexpected annual and perennial cut flower species and...
Thursday Feb 6th, 6:15pm - 8:15pm(2 sessions)
Winter Houseplant Care: Tips & Tricks to Keep Plants Thriving Caring for houseplants during the fall and winter months can be different than how we treat them during the spring and summer. The frigid outdoor temperatures during the winter months lead to large shifts in our indoor living conditions. Not only does our day-to-day routine change...
Thursday Feb 6th, 7:15pm - 9pm
Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right. Gain insights into getting the soil prepped and ready to go, best pruning practices, and waking up the garden after winter. Have the healthiest, best-looking garden in your neighborhood! 10 am-12 pm Spring Gardeners Task List...
Saturday Feb 8th, 10am - 5pm
Spring cleaning in the garden can be fun. Get shrub and herbaceous borders spruced up and looking good! Review a checklist of tasks to be performed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of winter injury and noting where gaps in the garden can be filled. All this gives your garden a head start on a great...
Saturday Feb 8th, 10am - 12pm
An Evening with Aphrodite: Exploring Plant Based Aphrodisiacs Join us in our hot and steamy jungle for an intimate talk all about aphrodisiacs. Wine will be provided. Join us in our hot and steamy jungle for an intimate discussion and exploration all about aphrodisiacs. In this one hour talk, we'll sip and taste our way though plant-based aphrodisiacs...
Friday Feb 14th, 7:15pm - 8:30pm
How do you decide which plant species work best on a tough site? Which should be removed, which contained, which cultivated? Drawing on her experience turning once-feral urban landscapes such as Governors Island and the High Line into thriving natural ecosystems, plantsperson Andi Pettis will help you select plants that work best on challenging land....
Tuesday Feb 18th, 1pm - 3pm
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