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Basic Plant ID - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known plants, you'll learn the terminology used to describe their growing habits and structures. This vocabulary will...

Thursday Jan 21st, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$159

3 sessions

Houseplants 101: The Art of Growing Plants Indoors

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

Whether you are a first time plant owner, or are looking to expand your knowledge of your existing collection, Houseplants 101 will give you the know-how and guidance for improving the life of your plants. Learn the do's and don'ts of indoor plants. Instructor Tassy de Give, author of Rooted in Design, will discuss how to choose the right...

Tuesday Dec 8th, 7pm - 8pm Pacific Time

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Flower ID from A to Z - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, and various foliages. Topics include the special handling needs of many flower types. Materials...

Tuesday Feb 2nd, 5pm - 7pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$215

3 sessions

Fruit Trees for the Beginner

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

What a sweet reward it is to walk outside, reach up, and pick one of your own homegrown fruits. This class will cover the basics on planting and maintaining fruit trees. Different varieties, site selection, preparation, proper planting, yearly maintenance, and integrated pest management will be discussed. This class will be taught online via Zoom....

Saturday Mar 20th, 9am - 11am Central Time

Hawaiian Plants

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Explore native tropical fauna, indigenous peoples, and how culture is tied to horticulture. Take a glimpse into the ancient Hawaiian way of life by touching on topics such as island biology, native agriculture systems, Hawaiian legends, and the importance of plants to the native Hawaiian’s culture.  This class will be taught online via Zoom....

Saturday Mar 20th, 12pm - 2pm Central Time

Ephemeral Spring Wildflowers

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Native woodland wildflowers are the first harbingers of spring. Learn specific identification characteristics, their fascinating natural history, and how they have evolved to rapidly grow, flower, and fruit. This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered students...

Saturday Mar 20th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time

The Organic Vegetable Garden in Spring

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Learn about early-season vegetables that thrive in cool spring temperatures. Discuss and practice early-season bed preparation, seed sowing, and harvesting techniques. 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 instructions one day in...

Saturday Apr 3rd, 9am - 11am Central Time

Residential Planting Design (Online)

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Whether old or new, many homes have plantings that need to be refreshed or replaced.  Learn the principles of good planting design and view a selection of plants, from shade trees to perennials, that work well, reduce maintenance, and provide multi-seasonal interest. A well-designed landscape will improve curb appeal and increase the value of...

Tuesday Feb 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

Curator Tour: Joseph A. Witt Winter Garden

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at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections, will take us on a virtual journey through the Winter Garden, highlighting plants with bright blossoms, alluring fragrance, attractive foliage, and striking bark. Discover the wonders of an iconic Pacific Northwest winter garden! Originally designed and planted in 1949, the Joseph A Witt WInter...

Tuesday Jan 12th, 6pm - 7pm Pacific Time

Introduction to Urban Ecology - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover how urbanization is changing biodiversity, interspecies relationships, and even animal behavior, in the tri-state area and beyond.  Liz Johnson, former manager of AMNH's Metropolitan Biodiversity Program, will introduce you to the particular habitats...

Thursday Feb 25th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$139

2 sessions

Wake Up Your Garden Saturday: All Three Sections

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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,...

Saturday Feb 20th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$109

3 sessions

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Botanical Drawing for Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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,...

Wednesday Feb 3rd, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$249

4 sessions

Designing Thematic Garden Styles: Formal, Traditional

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Designing a garden often goes beyond deciding which plants to use and the type of function it serves. When finding inspiration for a design theme, a landscape design should complement the home architecture—whether formal, traditional, or modern—to ensure the style planned is conducive to its setting. You will explore these themes in greater depth...

Wednesday Dec 2nd, 6pm - 9pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$249

3 sessions

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Introduction to Design Principles

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

This workshop introduces and reviews the landscape design process of site analysis, conceptual design, and evaluations, based on principles of balance, symmetry, proportion, scale, and unity. Through plant combinations and landscape features, you will learn about color, texture, line, form, and methods of creating garden spaces. This class will be...

Tuesday Feb 9th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

Music Composition and Landscape Design - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. For landscape designer and composer Larry Weaner, garden design and music composition have much in common. While one may be visual and the other sonic, both look to explore freedom of expression within formal constraints. Both are endlessly engaging pursuits,...

Thursday Mar 25th, 11am - 12pm Eastern Time

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