Keep Growing with NYBG Classes!

There are dozens of fun and engaging hands-on classes at the New York Botanical Garden, and we hope you enjoy browsing them all.

Spring & Summer Course Topics

For the proud community gardener, the apartment terrace gardener, and everyone in between, these classes cover the basics.

Floral Design
& Arrangement

Let your garden be your palette. Design an enticing arrangement on any budget, from lush centerpieces to simple bouquets.

Nature Up Close

Explore the diverse range of species flourishing around us, and learn how to identify them—or how to incorporate them into your own garden.

Landscape Design

Learn about the challenges and unique solutions involved in the greening of urban spaces.

Special Programs

Come hear internationally recognized speakers address topics of interest to nature lovers.

Botanical Art & Illustration

Bring your sketchpad, notebook, or canvas, and let the sights and smells of the garden inspire you.


Relax or meditate within the Garden and find new ways to bring healthful plants into your everyday life.


Scented soaps, wall art, terrariums, and more...spring is truly craft season!


The Garden offers a world of natural inspiration for you to observe and interpret.

Certificate Programs at NYBG

While we offer many classes just for fun, our Certificate Programs are ideal for those who have or aspire to plant-related careers. We offer Certificates in Floral Design, Landscape Design, Horticultural Therapy and more. Students can fast track their certification in a Summer Intensive.
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Garden Membership

Support our programs while enjoying discounted classes, free admission, and more. Become a Member today.
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Registration Office
M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


The Garden
Quick and easy to reach:

Bronx River Parkway
(Exit 7W)

Metro-North Railroad to
Botanical Garden Station
Subway Lines

Midtown Education Center
Also easy to reach:
20 West 44th Street,
Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Two blocks from Grand Central

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