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From windows to terraces, indoors or out, apartment dwellers have ample opportunity to garden-even as winter approaches! Whether you want to develop your green thumb by learning how to select incredible houseplants (and how to care for them) or by growing herbs indoors during the colder months, this day's classes will show you how.
Creating an Indoor Garden
Successful indoor gardening requires knowledge of both plant material and growing techniques. Learn to select the right plants for various locations, based on light levels, temperatures, and aesthetics. Discuss unusual plants, tools and supplies, and maintenance such as grooming, nutrition, and pest control that will keep your plants in good shape.
Succeed with Light Low Plants
Houseplants don't have to be dull! Find out about new and unusual plants that thrive in the light-deprived corners of your home or office. Learn how to analyze light conditions to choose the right plants for your space. Discover cultivation techniques for these shade-loving species, including fertilization, water management, and pest control. Your household flora will never be the same again!
Growing Herbs Indoors
You can have fresh herbs year-round by learning specific techniques for growing them indoors. Whether you want to successfully transplant your herb plants from an outdoor garden to an indoor one, or are starting your indoor herb garden from scratch, this class will teach you the essentials of managing indoor growing conditions for aromatic herbs. You will also learn the best ways to harvest herbs and how to store them for maximum flavor and fragrance.
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students can transfer into an alternate section without penalty, provided that's done at the time of cancellation, and with sufficient notice. Classes in which material is being mailed to student, require a minimum of 2 weeks' notice for changes/cancellations.
Refunds and Withdrawals
No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits 24 hours before a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.
• If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
• No refunds will be granted for course levels 0–299 and 700–999
• A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–699
Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.
New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.
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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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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
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
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)
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)
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
Terrace Gardening Workshop: Great Plants for Terrace Gardens - ONLINE This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. City terraces often are exposed to difficult growing conditions that create microclimates out of sync with the planting zone found on the ground, and plantings in containers are particularly...
Saturday Jun 5th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
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