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Vincent Simeone
Vincent Simeone Vincent Simeone has worked for many years in public horticulture and is currently the Director at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in New York. He also leads garden tours all over the world with Allan Armitage. Vincent serves on several committees including the Gold Medal Plant Award Committee and the LINLA Landscape Awards Committee. He has just finished his fifth book on garden sustainability, Grow More with Less.

Classes by this instructor

This course is also required for the Landscape Design Certificate.

Learn the identification, classification, and landscape use of spring-flowering trees and shrubs. Major plant groups include Magnolia, Malus, Prunus, Viburnum, and other genera, which are particularly o more...
04/01 Sa 10:00am-12:25pm Simeone
NYBG
This course is also required for the Gardening Certificate and Landscape Design Certificate.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right place—selecting plants based on site-specific design and maintenance criteria. Lear more...
06/03 Sa 10:00am-02:30pm Simeone
NYBG
Our pets are an essential part of our everyday lives and family. But it can be a challenge for gardeners to balance a healthy, safe, and beautiful garden with the needs of their four-footed friends. This session provides many helpful ideas: recommending safe, durable surfaces and materials; reduc more...
03/12 Su 10:00am-01:00pm Simeone
NYBG
Ensure your yard is ablaze with summer color! Discover exciting new cultivars of traditional flowering trees and shrubs, including crape myrtle, dogwood, Clethra, false indigo, Abelia, and roses. These improved varieties are glorious, and more resistant to drought, cold and pests. Learn tips on plac more...
04/15 Sa 01:30pm-05:30pm Simeone
NYBG
Are deer enjoying your plants more than you are? Get research-proven tips and techniques to limit deer browsing, including plant lists of ornamental trees and shrubs that are inherently deer resistant, and the latest on deer repellents and other deterrents. Discuss environmental and biological facto more...
05/13 Sa 01:30pm-05:30pm Simeone
NYBG