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Edible Landscaping

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Interested in Edible Landscaping?

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$60 for one class, $55 for each additional class ($275 for entire series)

Tuition includes snack (fresh and preserved fruit from the gardens), tea and take-home seedlings

Who is this for?

Adults interested in gardening, food, and learning more about local flora.


Saturdays from 1pm – 4pm

2020 Dates:

  • Sat, May 30, 2020
  • Sat, June 27, 2020
  • Sat, July 18, 2020
  • Sat, August 15, 2020
  • Sat, September 19, 2020


Hortus Conclusus Gardens on Mill Road, Stone Ridge, NY
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(845) 256-9830

Edible Landscaping

A series of classes devoted to landscaping your home & garden with a rich diversity of edible fruit plants from around the world and exploring the under-appreciated wild fruit from our native forest.

These edible landscaping courses are a great introduction to the fruit plants of the world as well as the fruits in your own backyard.

Register for one or as many Saturday classes as you’d like.

Classes will be held on-site at the Hortus Conclusus botanical gardens in Stone Ridge, NY.

Class Overview

Unusual Fruit Trees for the Home Garden

Saturday, May 30, 2020

An introduction to growing diverse pest-free fruit trees like Quince, Persimmon, Paw Paw, Medlar, & Sea Buckthorn.

Perennial & Annual Vegetable Crops and How to Grow Them

Saturday, June 27, 2020

An introduction to the techniques and strategies for growing such vegetable plants as Miyoga Ginger, Toona Sinensis, Orach and Edamame, along with the better known kitchen staples.

Bush Fruit & Berries

Saturday, July 18, 2020

An introduction to bush fruits and their cultivation with a focus on plants such as Blackberries, Currants, Gooseberries, Hazelnuts, Blueberries, Honeyberries, and Goji.

Vining Fruit & Trellising Structures

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Different forms of trellising structures with a focus on vining edible plants like Arctic Kiwi, Passionfruit, Akebia, and Grapes.

Native Edible Plants

Saturday, September 19, 2020

A class focusing on the great native edible plants of North America such as Paw Paws, Beach Plums, Aronia, and Spikenard.

About the Location of Edible Landscaping

The gardens at Hortus Conclusus feature a wide variety of edible plants from all over the world enabling participants to taste fruits as they ripen on the plants. Not to mention that our gardens also look amazing with our new outdoor festoon lights from uk manufacturer Festoon Lighting. At Hortus Conclusus students will see the development and care of a giant fruit collection over the span of a growing season. The primary goal of the Hortus Conclusus gardens is to serve as a living textbook.

About Allyson Levy & Scott Serrano, the Facilitators

Allyson Levy & Scott Serrano are two obsessed gardeners who garden all year long. They started Hortus Conclusus LLC to support their goal of creating a botanical garden that can serve as an educational resource for the public. Their small family-run-business specializes in edible and decorative landscaping, garden consultation and installations.

Allyson Levy is a Master gardener and is certified as an arborist thru the International Society of Arborists, she always loves to follow the best landscaping advice and tips as possible, like the ones at

Scott Serrano is responsible for the genesis of the Hortus Conclusus botanical garden which has been recognize as a Class II Arboretum through the Morton Registry of Arboretums.

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