Workshops & Classes
Great Native Plants for Containers—ONLINE
March 26, 2023 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Preregistration Required
Shape Up Your Garden for the Spring
March 26, 2023 | 2 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Preregistration Required
Color and Saturation: Watercoloring Spring Blooms Far Away and Close-up—ONLINE
March 30, 2023 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Preregistration Required
Gratitude in the Garden
April 1, 2023 | 9 a.m.–10:15 a.m. | Preregistration Required
Chinese Brush Painting
5 Saturdays: April 1,15, 22, 29; May 6 | 2-4 p.m. (No class April 8) | Preregistration Required
Eco-Friendly and Architecturally Satisfying Floral Design, Intermediate level
April 1, 2023 | 2 p.m.–4 p.m. | Preregistration Required
Online and on-site classes are now available! See class listings for details. Classes are posted on a rolling basis.
Certificate in Horticulture
Courses toward a certificate in horticulture impart broad knowledge of plant growth and plant uses, with a focus on horticulture in an urban environment. The program is designed for people interested in a career in horticulture and for highly motivated home gardeners.Learn More
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is committed to making its classes accessible to all students. Classes may involve bending, kneeling, crossing uneven terrain, and other forms of movement. Please let the Continuing Education team know if you need any type of accommodation.
ASL interpreting, transcription services, and assistive listening devices will be provided upon request. If you need any of these services, please notify the Continuing Education team at least three weeks prior to the class start date. Please email any questions to [email protected].
Community Gardening Programs
Brooklyn Botanic Garden promotes urban greening through a number of education, conservation, and creative partnerships.Learn More
Master Composter Certificate
The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Program is an advanced course that trains New Yorkers to support, develop, and maintain community-based composting projects across all five boroughs.Learn More
Brooklyn Urban Gardener
The Brooklyn Urban Gardener (BUG) program is an intensive course covering the basics of urban gardening and community organizing. Upon completing coursework and required volunteer service hours, graduates volunteer at greening projects in Brooklyn’s schools, senior centers, block associations, community gardens, and other organizations.Learn More