Horticultural classes start Sept. 28

David Clark teaching class at Buffalo Botanical Gardens courtesy David ClarkHorticulturist David Clark will present two series of horticultural classes at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo.

Designed for beginners that would like to know more than garden basics, Horticulture Certificate Classes I & II are a great way to enhance  gardeners’ skills and confidence. Clark is a wealth of knowledge and is able to convey his subject with infectious enthusiasm.

Participants can enroll in a full series for a certificate or take individual classes.

Classes are held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in the administration building at the Botanical Gardens.

Topics for the Horticulture I classes are basic botany and plant environment on Sept. 28, basic propagation on Oct. 19, pest management and disease on Nov. 2, shrubs and trees on Nov. 16, annuals and perennials on Jan. 4 and garden design on Jan. 18.

Topics for the Horticulture II classes are soil science on Oct. 5, advanced propagation on Oct. 26, practical principles of pruning on Nov. 9, hydroponics on Nov. 23, water gardening on Jan. 11 and landscape design 2 on Jan. 25.

For Botanical Gardens members, classes are $20 each or $105 for the series.  For non-members, classes are $25 each or $130 for the series.

Register online for the Horiculture I Certificate Classes the Horticulture II Certificate Classes.



2 Comments on “Horticultural classes start Sept. 28

  1. I cannot make the first horticulture class Sep.28 is there another time to take that particular class? Thank you

  2. Good morning Nancy, and All-

    Classes one might not be able to attend can be made-up for at the next offering of that particular class.

    Please feel free to call The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Education department at: 716-827-1584, ext. #291 for further information.

    See y’all on the 28th!!
    David Clark

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