Botany for Gardeners

Tuesday February 28

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6:30 PM  –  9:00 PM

Instructor: Philip Bauerle

Tues., Feb. 28, March 7, 14, and 21 | 6:30 – 9 p.m. 

Presented as a live webinar through Zoom

$130 members | $140 nonmembers

Objective:  To begin understanding and appreciating how plants function in the garden.

Level: Beginner to intermediate 

Pre-requisite: None

Why does a seed germinate or fail to germinate?  Why are cut flowers collected early in the morning?  What happens to plant tissues under attack by insects and fungi?  Take a fascinating look at how plants grow.  Topics will focus directly on botanical principles that relate to gardening: plants and their importance to man; stems, leaves and roots; factors affecting plant growth; reproduction; and fruits and flowers. Ecological Gardening certificate program core course.  Approved for 14 CEUs for PCH by PLNA. Approved for 10.0 CEUs for landscape architects by LA CES.