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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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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Monday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Valerie Wong
373096
Fee:
$625.00
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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 April 05, 2020
Course Requirements
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Mon Mar 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon Apr 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon Apr 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon Apr 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon Apr 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon May 4, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon May 11, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon May 18, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
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Mon Jun 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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