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Join us for our Greenhouse Gossip series where we focus on a different plant topic each month through plant care demonstrations, activities, and discussions.
For January we are focusing on cacti and succulents, come ready with your own questions!
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Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship.
QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible...
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Enjoy painting botanical illustrations in the super easy to learn and forgiving medium of gouache, also known as opaque watercolor. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. We will cover basic as well as more advance gouache techniques to paint a beautiful flower in a style I like to call "soft...
Wednesday Jul 28th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop! Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify...
Wednesday Jul 14th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. Recommended Textbooks: Botanical Art Techniques, American Society of Botanical Artists...
Thursday Jul 8th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Points of Connection Across Bonsai Collections Join North Carolina Arboretum bonsai curator, Arthur Joura, in conversation with Chicago Botanic Garden bonsai curator, Chris Baker, for a look inside two of the most acclaimed bonsai collections in the country. Each curator combined backgrounds in fine art and horticulture to shape a rare profession...
Thursday Jun 24th, 3pm - 4pm Central Time
Summer brings an abundance of growth and blooms...and sometimes garden problems. Managing weeds and irrigation are prime targets for attention at this time of year. Time saving tips for pro-active garden care will help gardeners have more time to enjoy their gardens. Key topics will include care of seasonal containers, watering practices, potential...
Thursday Jun 24th, 7pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time
Learn how to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs year-round in containers. Discover which varieties do best in containers and how to care for them. Special attention is paid to those varieties that not only taste great but also look beautiful, including varieties that have interesting or unusual blooms and foliage.
Sunday Jul 18th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, their cultural history, and contemporary...
Monday Jun 28th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plants thrive in containers and you'll be ready to go!
Sunday Jul 11th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three major branches of herbalism, and the fascinating history of herbal medicine. Learn how to...
Saturday Jun 26th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home or who are considering a Certificate.
Saturday Jul 10th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border, selecting the right plant combinations makes the difference between a ho-hum garden and one that gets rave reviews. Concentrating on perennials, learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when combining plants...
Saturday Jul 17th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. 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...
Saturday Jul 24th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal experts and learn how plants can be used for medicine, aroma, and refreshment. Intro to Herbal Medicine Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and...
Saturday Jun 26th, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Gardens tucked into roofs and balconies beautify our urban mosaic and connect us to nature. But every urban terrace gardener knows the challenge of dealing with conditions such as harsh sun, perpetual shade, relentless wind, and managing plants confined to containers....
Sunday Aug 1st, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and gorgeous—and discover techniques for ensuring that your plants thrive in all four seasons.
Thursday Aug 5th, 9am - 11am Eastern Time(4 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Did you know there are over 200 tree species growing on the streets of Manhattan? Learn to distinguish among the five most common genera and pinpoint particular species in this quick intro to tree identification. If you have mystery trees in your neighborhood,...
Friday Aug 6th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time
Terrace Gardening Workshop: Potting Mixes and Plant Nourishment - ONLINE This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Get the dirt on potting mixes! This session teaches you how to create the right blend of ingredients for your container plants. You'll leave with potting mix recipes for each type of plant...
Sunday Aug 8th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time
This class will cover pruning Japanese upright maples (fan pruning), Japanese laceleaf maples (shell pruning), pruning pines (cloud pruning) and shearing masses of lower story plants. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better...
Thursday Aug 12th, 9:30am - 11:30am Pacific Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships,...
Tuesday Jul 6th, 9am - 11am Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Pest identification is key to maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden. Learn to identify which insects are pests and which are beneficial to your home garden. Learn the most common orders of insects and the damage they can cause, as well as how to implement simple,...
Wednesday Jul 7th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
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