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Native Plants Class

Native Plants
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6 sessions

Tuesdays, 5:00–7:00 pm
April 3–May 8, 2018

Optional Exam: May 15, 2018

Fee: $179

Approach gardening with a focus on adding ecological value as well as beauty to your landscape, using plants native to the Mid-Atlantic region. Support local birds, pollinators, and other wildlife by providing them with food and habitat. Join Meadow gardener Colin McCallum-Cook and Peirce’s Woods gardener Pandora Young, in a course that will cover trees, shrubs, perennials and vines for site types ranging from fields to forests. Land stewardship begins in your own garden!

Core Course


Colin McCallum-Cook and Pandora Young


Visitor Center Auditorium

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

Guided Plant Walks

Tuesdays, April 24, May 8, 1:00–4:00 pm and
Saturdays, April 28, May 12, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Some plants covered in the class may have been taught in previous certificate courses.

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.

2018 Continuing Education Catalog