Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers
Identification and Use
About the Class
This online, survey course introduces you to woody plants, including flowering trees, shrubs, and conifers, that can be grown throughout the nation. Learn to identify plants on your own schedule, there are no set times that you must participate. Photo-stories, video presentations, online fact pages, an e-book, flash-cards, vocabulary games, mystery plants and hundreds of beautiful images you will learn to identify and care for these plants as well as how best to integrate these structural plantings in the landscape.
This is one of three online, non-credit courses, each focused on different plant groupings and each including some favorites as well as a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University.
This is an asynchronous, fully online, self-paced, non-credit course. You may participate anywhere that you have access to the internet. You will have access to the course resources 24/7 for the entire 6 weeks of the class and for 6 months after the course ends. There are no required presentations or any set times that you will need to meet online.
In addition to the course fee, you may choose to purchase an optional print copy of the online e-book that is included in the course.
Generally offered in March, July, and October.
This is one of three courses each focused on different plant groupings and each including some favorites as well as a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University. Below are links to the two other classes in the series:
- Annuals, Perennials, Vines, and Groundcovers
- Houseplants, Succulents, and Cacti
- Understanding Plants
- Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Nuts