Discover a collection of plants that will add a burst of color to your garden with exciting textures and blooms. Learn to recognize and use these garden favorites to accentuate your landscape. This fully online course uses photo stories, video presentations, fact pages, an e-book, flash cards, vocabulary games, mystery plants, and hundreds of beautiful images to teach the identifying characteristics of these plants and how best to use them in the landscape.
In partnership with NC State University
This course includes 6-month access to Longwood Gardens. Bring proof of course registration for admission and view these plants in our seasonal displays and permanent collection.
The course will remain open for you to review (unfacilitated) for 6 months after the course closes. This counts as a 3-week elective toward a Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture. 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.