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Plant Health Care—BLENDED

Plant Health Care
Photo by John Flannery.

Learn how to maintain a healthy landscape while preserving its ecology as much as possible. This class offers an in-depth examination of strategies and resources for sustainably growing plants and managing major disease and insect problems, weeds, and animal issues, including use of Integrated Pest Management and organic techniques. As a blended course, some sessions will meet virtually over Zoom and others will meet in person at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Please note that meeting in person during designated sessions is a requirement of this course.

This course is one of eight required for the Certificate in Horticulture—a program is designed for people who plan to pursue a career in the horticulture industry and for highly motivated home gardeners who want an in-depth understanding of plants and gardening. For more information, please visit the Certificate in Horticulture webpage.

Dates:March 14 - April 13, 2023 Check for other dates
Meets:Tu and Th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location:Administration Building Classroom 125
Instructor:Instructor Information
Member Fee:$ 354.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 389.00
Notes:9 Tuesdays and Thursdays: March 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30; April 4, 11, 13 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. (class skips April 6)

Tuesday, March 14 - Virtual
Thursday, March 16 - On site at BBG
Tuesday, March 21 - Virtual
Thursday, March 23 - On site at BBG
Tuesday, Mach 28 - Virtual
Thursday, March 30 - On site at BBG
Tuesday, April 4 - Virtual
Tuesday, April 11 - Virtual
Thursday, April 13 - On site at BBG

You will be emailed the Zoom link for this class. If you have not received the link by 6 p.m. on March 10 please reach out to

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

In order to receive a refund, you must cancel your enrollment at least five business days prior to the class start date. You will be charged a $15 cancellation fee. No Exceptions.

If you have questions about your online registration, please call us at 718-623-7220 or email

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