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Ornamental Horticulture

Longwood's Certificate of Merit in Ornamental Horticulture is designed for serious gardeners wishing to expand their knowledge of horticulture.

Ornamental Horticulture classes are available for everyone, both those in pursuit of the Certificate and those who are not.

Upcoming Classes


Six session course. Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifer plants, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees.

Ornamental Vines

Explore identification, habit, and creative uses of vines suitable to gardens in the Delaware Valley.

Edible Plants

Six session course. This course will concentrate on identification, culture, landscape use, and culinary use.

Summer Flowering Bulbs

Three-session course. Focus on the identification and culture of bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers that flower in summer.

Deciduous Trees

Six-session course. This course will cover the identification and landscape uses of deciduous trees found in this region.