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Underutilized and Underappreciated Woody Plants Class

Underutilized and Underappreciated Woody Plants
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

Due to the ongoing closure of our Gardens, we are suspending the sale of tickets for our Fireworks & Fountains Shows, summer performing arts events, and registration for Continuing Education classes.

4 sessions

Tuesdays, 4:30–6:30 pm

August 18–September 15, 2020

No Class: Tuesday, September 8

Optional Exam: Tuesday, September 15

Fee: $89 by August 11

$99 after August 11

Are you passionate about growing unique, rare, or underutilized plants to create a botanical paradise in your home garden? Expand your plant palette and open your horizons to new and exciting woody plants in this new course. Explore underutilized trees, shrubs with multi-season interest, and vines with form, function, and flair. Plant walks focus on the woody plant collection at Longwood and, as an added perk, a visit to Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College.

Core Course


Mary Tipping


Visitor Center Auditorium

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

Guided Plant Walks

  • Tuesday, September 1, 12:30–3:30 pm at Longwood Gardens
  • Saturday, September 12, 9:00 am–12:00 pm at Scott Arboretum

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardns.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog