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Intro to Botany

Schedule and Location

6 Tuesdays, January 13-February 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$178.00 member
$209.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, and roots relate to water, light, nutrients, and reproduction.  Investigate the biology of plants through discussion of plant structure and function and hands-on observations in the lab.

Instructor: Donna Danielson, instructor, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Limit 20
Required Text: Botany for Gardeners, 3rd edition, by Brian Capon, $19.95, available in The Arboretum Store.
Certificate Information: Naturalist, Home Landscape Gardening, and Art Certificate Requirement; Photography Certificate Elective (18 hours)

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.