Adult Education student making a floral arrangement.

Adult Education

Take a Spring Class or Dive Into a Summer Intensive!

Beginners and advanced students alike can enjoy classes in Gardening, Design, Art, and more. Contemplating a career change? Check out our many Summer Intensive programs here.

Brian Sullivan teaching Intensive students in the Native Plant Garden

Summer Intensive Programs

This summer, accelerate your training to become a Floral Designer, Gardener, or Landscape Designer. Take much of the coursework required for a prestigious NYBG Certificate in just a few weeks. Individual intensive classes are also available in Botanical Art & Illustration and Horticultural Therapy.

The front of Mertz Library in fall

Lectures & Symposia

Each year, NYBG welcomes landscape architects, garden designers, and internationally recognized speakers to our stage for enriching talks on their fields and studies. Plan your year with our lineup of 2019 lectures and symposia.