Adult Programs

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Certificate in Horticulture

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Courses toward a certificate in horticulture impart broad knowledge of plant growth and plant uses, with a focus on horticulture in an urban environment. The program is designed for people interested in a career in horticulture and for highly motivated home gardeners.

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Horticulture Internship

Interns have an eight-month, hands-on experience working directly with BBG's internationally respected horticulture staff. This program is designed for people interested in pursuing a career in horticulture.

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Community Gardening Programs

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden promotes urban greening through a number of education, conservation, and creative partnerships.

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Master Composter Certificate

The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Program is an advanced composting course that trains a select group of New Yorkers every year to support, develop, and maintain community-based composting projects across all five boroughs.

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