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Fundamentals of Gardening

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown

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Location:
Midtown, Manhattan
20 W 44th St 3F
Btwn 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, New York 10036
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Venue: Room A
No Classes Sep 28 & Oct 12
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Manny Grossman

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this gardening class:

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 propagation, 
  • planting, 
  • pruning, 
  • watering, 
  • weeding, 
  • mulching, and 
  • disease and pest control.
Required Texts:

Botany for Gardeners, Brian Capon
ISBN-13: 978-1604690958
ISBN-10: 160469095X

Start with the Soil, Grace Gershuny
ISBN-13: 978-0875966977
ISBN-10: 0875966977

Plant Propagator's Bible, Miranda Smith
ISBN-13: 978-1594864483
ISBN-10: 1594864489

Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning, Cass Turnbull
ISBN-13: 978-1570617515
ISBN-10: 1570617511

This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education Gardening and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.

School Notes: If you purchase the class using a CourseHorse promotion or discount, these discounts will not reflect on your NYBG receipt. Actual price paid will be reflected on your CourseHorse receipt only.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

Refunds and Withdrawals

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once 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 300–599

Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.


MAKE-UP POLICY

New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (532)

(532 Reviews)
Fundamentals of Gardening
Reviewed by Jeanette T. on 2/24/2019
Great class on the fundamentals of plants and gardening. Daryl is a great teacher with a conversational speaking style. It was informative and so interesting! I'm excited to tackle my gardening project now. I would definitely recommend this class.
Fundamentals of Gardening
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/13/2018
Manny was a great teacher. I really enjoyed his class and leaned. I would like to take his class again. Thank you,
Fundamentals of Gardening
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/12/2016
this is a lecture, not hands on :/
Fundamentals of Gardening
Reviewed by Laura F. on 11/6/2019
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Reviewed by Joanna A. on 4/26/2019
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