Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Online Class

Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers—Online
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6-week online course

Opens Monday, October 21, 2019

Fee: $179 by October 14, 2019

$189 after October 14, 2019

Explore the world of traditional woody plants including flowering trees, shrubs, and conifers. Learn cultural information about these structural plantings and their use in the landscape. Expand your plant knowledge at the times that are most convenient for you with a fully-online format. Through photo-stories, video presentations, online fact pages, an e-book, flashcards, vocabulary games, mystery plants, and hundreds of beautiful images you will learn the key identifying characteristics of these plants and how best to use them in the landscape. This is one of three separate courses each focused on different plant groupings and each including some favorites as well as a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University.

Elective Course

In partnership with NC State University


Fully Online

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This course includes 6-month access to the living collection at Longwood Gardens. Bring proof of course registration for admission and enjoy the opportunity to view these plants in our seasonal displays and permanent collection.

The course will remain open for you to review (un-facilitated) for six months after the course closes and counts as a 3-week elective toward Longwood’s Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture. Please be aware that 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.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog