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The Heritage of Seeds: Growing Historically Important Crops Class

The Heritage of Seeds: Growing Historically Important Crops
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
9:00 am–4:00 pm


Fee: $129

Ever heard of Tennis Ball Lettuce or Texas Bird Pepper?  Heritage and heirloom seeds are undergoing a resurgence in modern home gardening and small-scale farming. Discover the breadth of possibilities with Eleanor Gould, Longwood Fellow and former Curator of Plants at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Following her inspiring lecture and display of historically significant fruits and vegetables, travel to the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum for an interpretive tour of the Heirloom Seed Project and take home a selection of seeds for your own garden.

Instructor

Eleanor Gould

Where

Catalpa Room and the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum

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