Dates & Price
Thursdays, 3:00–5:00 pm
January 9–February 20, 2020
Optional Exam: February 20, 2020
Inclement Weather Date: February 27, 2020
Fee: $179 by January 2, 2020
$189 after January 2, 2020
Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifers, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees. The plants are arranged by family, including Pinaceae (pines, spruce, and firs), Cupressaceae (arborvitae, cypress, and juniper), Taxaceae (yews), and others, to foster knowledge of specific identification characteristics. This course focuses on the major coniferous genera, highlighting identification, growth patterns, and landscape use.
Visitor Center Auditorium
Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.
Guided Plant Walks
- Saturdays, January 25 and February 15, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
- Thursdays, January 30 and February 13, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
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.