NYBG Classes at NCNC

General Information

The New Canaan Nature Center serves as a satellite site for New York Botanical Gardens horticulture and flower-arranging classes.

Perennial Plant Combinations

Wednesday, 12/6 (10:30 AM – 12:30 PM) 

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, join Sheri Forster to learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when combining plants to create a harmonious look for your garden come spring.

Bring Lunch.

Winter White Centerpiece & Tablescape

Wednesday, 12/20 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM) 

Join Trish O’Sullivan to learn with discussion and step-by-step design demonstration how to create a grand holiday centerpiece for dining, coffee, or entry tables in a pedestal vase inspired by Dutch still-life paintings. Our flowers will include large amaryllis and ranunculus, English garden roses,  lisianthus, hydrangea, snow and hypericum berries, all set-in pine, eucalyptus, and dusty miller. Learn the tips and tips of the trade for ensuring a long-lasting and vibrant floral centerpiece without chemicals or floral foam.

Registration Details

  • Pre-registration begins in August 2023 and is required as spaces are limited!

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