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Deciduous and Flowering Shrubs Class

Deciduous and Flowering Shrubs
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6 sessions

Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 pm
May 3–June 7, 2018

Optional Exam: June 14, 2018

Fee: $179

Deciduous and flowering shrubs provide structure, mass, persistent interest, as well as food and cover for birds and beneficial insects. This course will examine in detail the best shrubs for our area. Examine cultural requirements, aesthetic value, potential pitfalls, and how best to integrate these plants into the landscape. Study new cultivars of well-known shrubs, as well as genera and species that deserve to be better known and more widely planted.

Elective Course

Guided Plant Walks

Saturdays, May 19, June 9, 9:00 am–12:00 pm and
Thursdays, May 24, June 7, 2:30–5:30 pm

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials


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2019 Continuing Education Catalog