Plant Science 101

Plant Science 101

In-Person Horticulture and Gardening Class
Two people squatting down examining a plant.
Daniel Traub

Dates & Prices

October 1 & 8, 2024
6:00–8:00 pm

Fee: $79

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $71

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded. Please note that refunds are not available for programs moved to scheduled inclement weather dates.

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

This class is intended as an adult learning experience.  Find out more about our Family Learning experiences.

Register by September 25, 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. 

This class is perfect for those looking for a deeper understanding of the plants they see day-to-day—in their yard and beyond. 


Grove Studio 104 & 105


Jeff Jabco

Jabco serves as the Director of Grounds and Coordinator of Horticulture for the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College and has been on staff since 1990. Before coming to Swarthmore, he worked for Penn State University Cooperative Extension as a horticulture agent in southeastern Pennsylvania. He also owned and operated a garden design and vegetable production business. Jabco is a graduate of Penn State University and has a master’s degree from North Carolina State University in horticulture/plant breeding and plant pathology.