Conifers 1

Conifers 1

A branch of a pine tree with a small pinecone at the end.

Dates & Prices

September 4–29, 2024

Fee: $149

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $134

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Register by August 29, 2024

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

In this course, grow your knowledge on specific identification characteristics of conifer trees as we focus on plants arranged by family including Pinaceae (Pines, Spruce, and Firs), Cupressaceae (Arborvitae, Cypress, and Juniper), Taxaceae (Yews), and others. Once comfortable with your identification skills, deepen your knowledge by learning the growth patterns of different conifer trees and their uses in the landscape. The class includes two walks through Longwood to practice your identification skill. 

Certificate Information

This class counts toward the Horticulture and Gardening requirement for Landscape Design.

Course Schedule

Onsite Lectures
Wednesdays, September 4-25, 2024
6:00–8:00 pm

Onsite Walks
Saturdays, September 7 & 25
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Inclement Weather Dates: September 8 & 29


In Longwood's Visitor Center Auditorium and throughout the Gardens. 

This program will take place partially outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suited for walking on uneven paths and through wet areas.


Bob Dougan