Ground Covers and Vines

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Tuesday October 1

7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM

Tuesdays: Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22 | 7 – 9 p.m.

$108 members | $128 nonmembers

Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park (Oct. 1, 8 and 15) and Botany Hall at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Oct. 22)

Objective: To become proficient in the identification, cultural requirements and landscape uses of a wide variety of ground covers and vines that thrive in western PA

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Prerequisite: None

Text: Covering Ground by Barbara Ellis (book included in price of class)

Ground covers and vines are very valuable and functional with varieties that can cover both vertical and horizontal surfaces and grow in sunny, shady, wet or dry conditions. Learn about the many possibilities that this exciting plant group presents and get to know some unique types that can enliven any landscape. Landscape and Garden Design Certificate core course; Sustainable Horticulture Certificate elective