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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. 

This class has two main topics ofdiscussion: plant morphology and plant 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 andterminology 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 that begins on January 11. 

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.

2015 Continuing Education Catalog