2017 Garden Series Classes

All New Classes for Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall

New classes will be added so please check back soon!

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With topics in gardening, landscape design, garden crafts and fine arts, our Garden Series  classes have something for everyone, whether you are an experienced gardener, beginning enthusiast or  simply an enjoyer of nature.  
Featuring both introductory and advanced subjects, classes provide many different ideas and techniques for improving the home garden, growing plants, decorating with them and enhancing your enjoyment of the Gardens and our natural world. Join us for a morning, afternoon, or evening session, and let our skilled experts share their experience and knowledge with you.



(follow the link above for the Winter class descriptions)

Home Landscape Design: Fundamentals (Sold Out)

February 4

Home Landscape Design: Incorporating Hardscapes

February 4

Home Landscape Design: Incorporating Plants

February 11

The Victorians: How They Forever Changed the Garden

February 18

Seedy Business: Plants that do Best When Grown from Seed

February 18
Sound Gardening Techniques for a Healthy Garden

February 25
Great Gardens of the World

February 25
Pruning Techniques for the Homeowner (Workshop)

March 4

A Year in the Vegetable Garden: The Lengthening Days of Spring

March 4

Organic Lawn Care

March 11

Landscaping with Colorful Native Plants

March 18
Propagating Native Plants (Workshop) March 18



(follow the link above for the Spring class descriptions)

Grafting Workshop March 29
The Bulbs of Summer: Produce the Garden of Your Dreams from Bulbs Planted in the Spring April 1
Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplants: Caring for the Gems of the Garden April 1
Exploring biodiversity: How to create your own backyard species list (workshop) April 20
Container Gardening with Annuals (Workshop) May 20
Deer-Resistant Plants June 10



(follow the link above for the Summer class descriptions)

A Year in the Vegetable Garden:  A Mid-Summer’s Daydream June 24
It's Midsummer & My Tomato Plants are Ailing August 19

Totally Tomatoes

August 19
Propagating Garden and Houseplants (workshop) September 13

Peppers: Fun, Flavorful, Healthy and Nutritious

September 16



Register on line at https://gardens.scholarchip.com/home.aspx
or Download class Registration Form
Mail: Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Fax: 732-932-7060

Registrants may cancel up to 3 days before a class date. A refund will be given, minus a $10 administrative fee. Cancellations must be received in writing by email. To cancel, please email Nancy Herbert at herbert@aesop.rutgers.edu.

The Gardens reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment.Classes cancelled by the Gardens because of low enrollment or Garden closure will be automatically fully refunded.