Introduction to Plant Science

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown

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Course Details
Price:
$435 8 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Sep 12, 10:00am - Nov 07, 12:40pm Eastern Time (7 sessions)

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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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Important:
Venue: Room B
No classes: 09/19/20, 10/10/20
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14

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:

Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant form and structure. 

Learn about the relationships between appearance and function, ecology, systematics, and evolution, and become botanically literate. Gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.

Required Text:
Capon, B., Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition
Publisher: TImber Press 2005

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


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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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Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Sep 26 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 03 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 17 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 24 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
Sat, Oct 31 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
Sat, Nov 07 10:00am - 12:40pm Eastern Time Christopher Satch
10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva 7 $435
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Sep 24 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 01 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 08 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 15 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 22 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva
Thu, Oct 29 10:30am - 1:10pm Eastern Time Anna Paltseva

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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (531)

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Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/19/2017
Due to some scheduling conflicts I was not able to attend all classes but from what I saw, Manny is a knowledgeable botanist and a great teacher.
Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Bea M. on 2/4/2019
Introduction to Plant Science
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/13/2018
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