Daryl Beyers
Daryl Beyers NYBG's Gardening Program Coordinator, Daryl Beyers, has over 20 years of professional landscaping experience specializing in residential garden design and development. As a staff writer, photographer and editor for Fine Gardening magazine he authored two special issues on garden design (Great Gardens Vols. 1 & 2) and more recently served as Contributing Garden Editor for Martha Stewart Living. His articles on gardening and garden design have also appeared in Horticulture and HGTV Magazine.

Classes by this instructor

Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plants thrive more...
10/28 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
MDTN
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...
01/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
NYBG
  02/26 Mo 06:00pm-08:00pm Beyers
MDTN
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...
02/10 Sa 10:00am-05:00pm Beyers
Grossman
Ruggiero
NYBG
  02/24 Sa 10:00am-05:00pm Beyers
Rosiello
Ruggiero
NCNC
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...
02/02 Fr 10:00am-01:00pm Beyers
NYBG
Understanding how plants grow is vital to successful gardening. Ideal for gardeners at any level, this course explores the basic principles of plant physiology with a focus on vital aspects of botany that every gardener should understand. Learn helpful tricks and tips as we study core botanical p more...
01/18 Th 06:00pm-08:40pm Beyers
MDTN
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 Landscap more...
03/08 Th 06:15pm-09:15pm Beyers
MDTN
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 yo more...
01/27 Sa 10:00am-02:30pm Beyers
NYBG
  03/17 Sa 10:00am-02:30pm Beyers
NCNC
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...
02/10 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
NYBG
  02/24 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Beyers
NCNC
October 28 Midtown Education Center, Manhattan
All About Containers Saturday

Plants in pots can turn an ordinary deck, rooftop, terrace or front porch, into a bountiful gardening space filled with foliage and flowers. Autumn brings new opportunities—and challenges—fo more...
10/28 Sa 10:00am-05:00pm Beyers
Rosiello
Wright
MDTN