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Soapmaking Workshop

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

Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors 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 materials are included and provided...

Sunday Aug 2nd, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

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...

Sunday Sep 27th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

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 17th, 10am - 2:30pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$315

2 sessions

Nature's Pharmacy

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

For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for first aid, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, sinusitis, bronchitis, colds and flu, and much more.  Join us—you'll be a much smarter shopper...

Saturday Sep 12th, 11am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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 Note: ...

Sunday Sep 13th, 11am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$680

4 sessions

Beekeeping Basics

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

Expert beekeepers Frank Mortimer and Bob Slanzi walk you through the ins and outs of what's needed to safely, productively, and enjoyably begin to keep honeybees in a populated area. You'll learn how and why a beehive functions as one living organism, as well as the practicalities of how to manage a colony and begin to produce honey.

Saturday Aug 1st, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

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 15th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$249

4 sessions

Plant Communities Workshop

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

Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring landscapes, these combinations are far from random, and are often dictated by complex factors, which limit or encourage the growth of particular plants. In this workshop you will gain insight into how, where, and why these "plant communities" form. The concepts will fundamentally...

Friday Jul 17th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$185

2 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 14th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$205

3 sessions

Introduction to Wine Tasting

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

Taste and enjoy wine in a relaxed garden environment. After sampling and discussing an assortment of white and red wines, you'll have a better grasp of what it means for a wine to be called dry, tannic, fruitforward, or acidic. We will also cover how different grape species, wine-making techniques, and the land itself influence how a specific wine...

Sunday Aug 16th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time

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 15th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Pickles, Three Ways

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

Return to great-grandma's tried-and-true process to make pickled cucumbers in three styles—spicy dill, sweet bread-and-butter, and zesty relish. Designed for beginners, this class covers the basics—from recipes to food prep to sterilizing. You'll pick up tips and tricks for pickling all kinds of produce and head home with recipes and jars of tasty...

Saturday Aug 22nd, 11am - 3pm Eastern Time

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials Intensive

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

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight. This class is a prerequisite for all BIL certificate classes Please Click here for the Class Material...

Monday Jul 6th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$479

6 sessions

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials

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

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.  This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education...

Monday Jul 6th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$479

6 sessions

Forest Bathing

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

When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of nature, the mind naturally becomes quiet and peaceful. This is reflected in Japanese Zen, where silent meditation in serene environments is a core element of the practice. Buddhist monks, trained in both Japanese Zen and in Therāvada meditation, will teach us how to meditate and lead us on a journey of inner...

Tuesday Jul 7th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

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