Daryl Beyers
Daryl Beyers NYBG's Gardening Program Coordinator, Daryl Beyers, brings over 20 years' experience designing residential gardens and private estates to NYBG. Daryl has gone from the self-described "the guy pushing the wheelbarrow" to the owner of his own design business and an accomplished garden writer. He's a former editor at Fine Gardening, and his articles have been featured in HGTV Magazine and in Martha Stewart Living, where he also served as Contributing Editor.

Classes by this instructor

Take all your garden ideas and start putting them into place with this practical overview of garden design principles that ensure the best layout plan and circulation patterns. Learn how to analyze the space and create the perfect proportions that complement both home and garden, resulting in a c more...
02/25 Mo 06:00pm-08:00pm Beyers
Wake Up Your Garden!

February 9, Watson Education Building, NYBG
February 23, 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. Gai more...
02/09 Sa 10:00am-05:00pm Beyers
  02/23 Sa 10:00am-05:00pm Beyers
This course is also required for the Horticultural Therapy Certificate.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings more...
02/01 Fr 10:00am-01:00pm Beyers
Container gardening know-how is in high demand. Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that is at once functional and gorgeous—and discover techniques for ensuring that your plants thrive in all four seasons.

03/17 Su 10:00am-02:30pm Beyers
This class introduces basic garden design principles using the interplay of structural features, plant characteristics, and site assessment. Learn to creatively combine trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs based on color, shape, texture, and size.
Prerequisite: Plants for Landscapi more...
03/07 Th 06:15pm-09:15pm Beyers
Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home or who are considering a Certificate more...
01/28 Mo 10:00am-01:00pm Beyers
Good garden design isn't easy, but for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance, it is possible to succeed. Learn the basics of garden design, review examples that work for different architectural styles and site conditions, and develop a go-to plant list for your more...
01/26 Sa 10:00am-02:30pm Beyers
Spring cleaning in the garden can be fun. Get shrub and herbaceous borders spruced up and looking good! Review a checklist of tasks to be performed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of winter injury and noting where gaps in the garden can be fill more...
02/09 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
  02/23 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers