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Annuals, Perennials, and Vines Online Class

Annuals, Perennials, and Vines—Online
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6-week online course

Opens Monday, July 8, 2019

Fee: $179 by July 1

$189 after July 1

This collection of plants will add a burst of color to your landscape with exciting textures and blooms. Learn to recognize and use these garden favorites to accentuate your landscape with selections of plants that are best suited for growing throughout the country. Expand your plant knowledge at the times that are most convenient for you with a fully-online format. Through photo-stories, video presentations, online fact pages, an e-book, flash-cards, vocabulary games, mystery plants and hundreds of beautiful images you will learn the key identifying characteristics of these plants and how best to use them in the landscape.  This is one of three separate courses each focused on different plant groupings and each including some favorites as well as a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University.

Elective Course

In partnership with NC State University


Fully Online

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This course includes 6-month access to the living collection at Longwood Gardens. Bring proof of course registration for admissions and enjoy the opportunity to view these plants in our seasonal displays and permanent collection.

The course will remain open for you to review (un-facilitated) for six months after the course closes and counts as a 3-week elective toward Longwood’s Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture. Please be aware that plants taught in these online courses are the more common varieties and may have been presented in previous onsite courses within the Ornamental Horticulture Certificate Program.

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.

2019 Continuing Education Catalog