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Rehabilitative Pruning

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

This slideshow describes the three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) and how to fix trees and shrubs which have been mal-pruned. This is an advanced course and those attending should already be familiar with principles of selective pruning. Included is discussion of water-sprouts,...

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$35

Pruning Art or Pruning Atrocity

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at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

This two hour slideshow covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over-thinning. Then we compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona-fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. The class ends on a humorous note as slides are shown of "The...

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$35

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Vegetable Gardener's Sat: Seed Starting Primer - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Seed starting is a fun way to expand your garden's potential. This class covers the basics, including choosing what seeds to start and the proper location, lighting, containers, watering techniques, and soil mixes to ensure your success. Receive a packet of...

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$29

Best Roses for Your Garden

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Roses dazzle, delight, and romance us in many ways. Explore the world of roses as we dive into the commonly available varieties and touch on heirlooms, species, and exciting new selections. Learn which rose to match with your space and expectations.

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$40

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Perennial Plant Combinations - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

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...

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$85

2 sessions

Shade Gardening Basics

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Do you have shade in your garden? With the correct knowledge, the challenges of shade gardening can be overcome. Learn what to look for when selecting plants beyond hosta and how to evaluate the shade in your garden to manage it successfully. Turn your shade into a garden asset!

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$40

Gardening with the Seasons: Summer

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

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...

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$28

Tree Pruning I

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at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

This is a two hour slideshow on tree pruning (not including fruit or nut trees). How to prune a tree limb will be covered, including branch collar identification and the basics of compartmentalization. Also discussed--early training of trees, included bark, double leaders, ANSI tree pruning standards, crown cleaning, crown raising, utility line clearance...

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$35

The Kitchen Mycologist (Online)

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

Knowing a little mycology (the study of fungi) can make you a better mushroom cook. This illustrated talk teaches basic mycology through the lens of your kitchen. It explores the intersection of mycology and the selection, storage, preparation, and nutritional value of mushrooms; the way fungi spoils foods and improves foods; the biologic reason why...

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$65

Gardening Techniques: Session C

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Online and Onsite Hybrid Course Learn tips and techniques used by professional gardeners through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Acquire solid gardening skills, learn a variety of techniques, and determine best management practices in the field of horticulture. Gain applicable skills in plant selection, spring assessment and planning,...

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$312

6 sessions

Shady Characters

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

Don't let a lack of sun cast a shadow on your garden! Find out which plants thrive in shady conditions while bringing charm and color. You'll see how to expand your palette from reliable standards such as hosta and plant for architectural and textural interest across the spectrum of trees, vines, shrubs, and perennials.  Discover ways to improve...

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$69

Secret Gardens of Kyoto

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Bring a friend and take a visual tour of rarely accessed Kyoto gardens. Enter private landscapes, serene monasteries, and areas of an emperor’s estate from the viewpoint of Japanese garden craftsmen who work with the prestigious Kyoto landscape company, Uetoh Zoen.  This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted...

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$40

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Hydroponics & Indoor Farming

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at Farm.One - TriBeCa 77 Worth Street Floor 1, New York, New York 10013

Get hands-on experience from seed to harvest in three hours under the guidance of Farm.One’s expert Farm Manager. Students of all experience levels and all backgrounds are welcome. Classes are limited to 6 students, enabling plenty of one-on-one instruction. In this 120 minute course, you will learn about: The Principles of Hydroponics Hydroponic...

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$130

Vegetable Gardener's Sat: All Three Sections - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Vegetable Gardener's Saturday Fresh, homegrown vegetables are healthy and flavorful, and don't have to be difficult to grow. Learn how to properly prepare beds and soils; gain key tips on planting and sowing seeds; discover ecologically friendly ways to keep...

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$65

Vegetable Gardening Basics - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Vegetables have their own special requirements, and whether you're a novice or an experienced grower, you'll get more from your garden this season using these time-tested techniques. The one-hour session covers site selection, bed and soil preparation, optimal...

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$29
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