& Beyond Events

updated on 11/01/2022


: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx NY 10458. 718-817- 8700. nybg.org. 

F  Indicates activities especially appropriate for children and families.
S Indicates plant sales/swaps.
T Indicates garden tours.
O Indicates online event.

November 15: Flower Arranging at Home, 10am–12pm. Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity with live, real-time guidance. $49/General. NYBG

November 19: Prop Styling with Botanicals, 11am–1pm. Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her insights on styling photos using botanicals. She’ll demonstrate how to curate a variety of tabletop settings, including modern, vintage, and rustic photos using botanicals. $65/General. NYBG 

November 28–December 19: Intro to Landscape Design, 6:15–8:15pm. Every Monday. Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. $185/General. NYBG

November 19–December 13: Color Theory for Floral Design, 6–8:30pm.Every Tuesday.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.$185/General. NYBG

November 19–December 13: Introduction to Urban Ecology, 6–8pm. Every Tuesday. Liz Johnson, former manager of AMNH’s Metropolitan Biodiversity Program, will introduce you to the particular habitats as well as plants and animals common to each. She’ll also discuss why certain species of flora and fauna thrive in a highly altered, fragmented urban environment, while others do not, and what this means for our collective future. $139/General. NYBG

November 30: Plants in Space, 6–7:30pm. Join Dr. Carl Lewis, Director of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and principal investigator on several NASA grants awarded to Fairchild, as he discusses current space gardening technology and the research now underway to make it better. $18/General. NYBG

December 1–15: Cut Flowering Farming, 6–8pm. Every Thursday. Design, plant, and harvest a cutting garden that’s productive throughout the seasons. $185/General. NYBG

December 6–20: The Science of Tree Communication, 6–8pm. Every Tuesday. Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air and transfer nutrients to one another through complex underground fungal networks. $159/General. NYBG

Check out the NYBG website for additional online offerings. 

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