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Plant Science: Understanding Plants Class

Plant Science: Understanding Plants
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

$195 Non-member

$175 Member

Learn the basics of plant morphology and nomenclature. 

The first part of the class will focus on the outward structure, or morphology, of plants during the growing season. Look in detail at the methods and terminology of plant identification through a diverse study of leaves, stems, flowers,and fruits. The second part deals with understanding the botanical system of plant names and how the plant kingdom is organized. This is important “groundwork” for anyone hoping to become a successful gardener.

This is a six-session class. 

Optional Exam

March 7


Jeff Jabco

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

No class

January 18
February 1

*Please note: February 8 and February 15 classes will be extended 5-7:30 pm. These sessions will have 1.25 hours of lecture and 1.25 hours of lab walk in the Conservatory.

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2016 Continuing Education Catalog