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March
For serious photographers only, this is a rare opportunity to capture the exquisite beauty of The Orchid Show without casual visitors present. Bring your tripod (the only time we'll allow them in the Conservatory!), since you'll be shooting with available more...
03/22 Fr 08:30am-10:00am
NYBG
Myths abound about how hard it is to care for this ever-popular orchid. Frank Guida dispels those myths with plenty of sensible advice on how to treat your phalaenopsis so that it blooms year after year. Light, water, nutrients, repotting, more...
03/30 Sa 11:00am-01:00pm Guida
NYBG
April
Photograph The Orchid Show using your DSLR 100-300 mm telephoto lens, and dedicated speedlights. Master techniques to achieve the best lighting and exposure for these vibrant flowers without the use of tripods or monopods. Afterward, return to the classroom for more...
04/02 Tu 09:00am-03:00pm Falk
NYBG
Frank Guida, Botanical Art teacher and orchid aficionado, shows you what he's learned from years assisting in NYBG's Nolen Greenhouses about when and how to divide and repot your orchids without trauma (to you or the plants!). Learn about different more...
04/07 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Guida
NYBG
Create a stunning table centerpiece by planting an Oncidium Twinkle orchid in a tree fern basket under the expert guidance of Barbara Schmidt, award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show and author of Orchid Care: For the Beginner. You will more...
04/13 Sa 11:00am-01:00pm Schmidt
NYBG
For serious photographers only, this is a rare opportunity to capture the exquisite beauty of The Orchid Show without casual visitors present. Bring your tripod (the only time we'll allow them in the Conservatory!), since you'll be shooting with available more...
04/16 Tu 06:30pm-08:00pm
NYBG
Frank Guida, Botanical Art teacher and orchid aficionado, shows you what he's learned from years assisting in NYBG's Nolen Greenhouses about when and how to divide and repot your orchids without trauma (to you or the plants!). Learn about different more...
04/28 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Guida
NYBG
May
Create a mini rain forest with air plants and orchids in an open-style terrarium. Maria Colletti, author of Terrariums, will guide you as you design your own, and provide instruction on the care and maintenance of your miniature plant world.
05/21 Tu 06:30pm-08:30pm Colletti
MDTN