General Botany for Gardeners

BIOLGY X 496.2

Botany, the scientific study of plants, is the basis for understanding and using plants in the human habitat; covering plant diversity, physiology, and natural adaptation as a foundation for applied uses and plantings.

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Fall
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explain relationships among different modes of plant reproduction and genetic inheritance
  • Establish literacy in botanical nomenclature and terminology
  • Recognize plant adaptations and connect them to the environment
  • Develop foundational familiarity with plant diversity

About this course:

This course provides a general introduction to the study of plant structures and functions, emphasizing these aspects as they relate to the natural survival and cultivation of plants. Topics include types and functions of leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits; plant-water relations; basic genetics; ecological tolerances; and an introduction to plant names and groupings. Many of the topics include ample hands-on experience with plants.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
376073
Fee:
$625.00
3 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2020
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate. Elective course in the Landscape Architecture Certificate. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2020
Course Requirements
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Mon Sep 28, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 5, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 12, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 19, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Oct 26, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 2, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 9, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 16, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 23, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 30, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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