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
Online
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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Wait List
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Valerie Wong
379125
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 04, 2021
Course Requirements
Available
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Friday 5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Valerie Wong
381541
Fee:
$625.00
30 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2021
See Details
Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate. 
Fully asynchronous course with optional zoom drop-in sessions on Friday evenings.
Elective course in the Landscape Architecture certificate. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Fri Apr 2, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Apr 9, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Apr 16, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Apr 23, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Apr 30, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri May 7, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri May 14, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri May 21, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri May 28, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Jun 4, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Fri Jun 11, 2021
5:30PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online

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