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Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Online Class (Summer)

Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers—Online
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

As we all continue to work together to limit the spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the remaining spring classes and upcoming fall semester of Continuing Education classes slated to go on sale June 10.

Classes will resume in winter 2021.

6-week online course

Opens Monday, July 13, 2020

Fee: $179 by July 6, 2020

$189 after July 6, 2020

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, flash cards, vocabulary games, mystery plants, and hundreds of beautiful images learn the key identifying characteristics of these plants and how best to use them in the landscape.

Elective Course

In partnership with NC State University


Fully Online

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 and counts as a 3-week elective toward Longwood’s 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.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog