|Manny Grossman is the owner of Rogers Gardening Service, a garden restoration, maintenance, design, and installation firm in Westchester County. He is certified by NYBG in ornamental garden design and is a certified Permaculture designer and instructor. He is also an organic tropical fruit farmer with nine acres under cultivation in Puerto Rico.|
Classes by this instructor
Don't treat your soil like dirt! Rich, nutritious soil makes for large, healthy plants and reduces the need for regular fertilization. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture; how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve its qualities. Give y more...
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they grow. Students learn not only what to do, but why. Topics include soils and their improvement more...
Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships, and management techniques such as more...
This course is also required for the Gardening and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—f more...