|Manny Grossman is the owner of Rogers Gardening Service a garden maintenance, design, installation, and restoration firm located in NYC that specializes in servicing luxury co-ops in Manhattan and Riverdale. He is certified in Ornamental Horticulture by NYBG. Manny is also a Permaculture designer and owns a farm in Puerto Rico that grows exotic tropical fruits and nuts. His emphasis is on simple, effective all natural organic gardening techniques.|
Classes by this instructor
Wake Up Your Garden!
February 10, Watson Education Building, NYBG
February 24, New Canaan Nature Center, New Canaan, CT
Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right. Ga more...
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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 improveme 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 ir 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, more...
If you get your soil right from the start, your garden will explode in lushness. 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 ca more...