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Sustainability Intensive Workshop

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14

What you'll learn in this lecture class:

Creating and maintaining healthy, beautiful landscapes that minimize fertilizer, water, pesticides and time is the aim of every forward-thinking contemporary gardener or designer.

Developed by NYBG's Horticulture Department and School of Professional Horticulture, this in-depth and interactive workshop provides a comprehensive, real-world overview of current best horticultural practices for our region.

Ten, half-day workshops over five days, taught by expert practitioners combine field lectures, classroom case studies, and Garden site tours for a firm foundation in ecological design and sustainable practices.

Monday
Role of Sustainable Landscapes
Jessica Arcate Schuler

Understanding and Managing Change in Sustainable Landscapes and Restored Ecosystems
Todd Forrest, Michael Hagen

Tuesday
Soil Principles and Practices
Rebecca McMackin, Chris Roddick

Soil Practices: Protecting Soil during Construction and Planting
Kurt Morrell

Wednesday
Habitat, Ecosystem and Hydrology Improvements in an Ultra-Urban Environment
John McLaughlin

Irrigation Practices: Storm Water Management and Treatment for the Landscape
Art Elmers

Thursday
Sustainable Plant Health Care Practices
Kent Pierce

NYBG Site Visit to Main Lawns, Azalea Garden, Rose Garden, Lilac Collection
Don Gabel, Kurt Morrell

Friday
Plant Selections
Adam Dooling, Brian Sullivan

Plant Practices: Tour of Native Plant Garden
Adam Choper, Michael Hagen


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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.

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

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