Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers: Identification and Use – NC State & Longwood Team Up to Offer Non-Credit Online Course

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Ulmus-parvifolia-matureLearn cultural information about trees, shrubs, and conifers and their use in the landscape.

Learn to identify and appreciate commonly used trees, shrubs, and conifers on your own schedule.

Longwood Gardens is partnering with North Carolina State University to provide a unique fully-online survey of plants. This survey will expose you to plants that can be grown throughout the nation.

The use and key identifying characteristics of these plants is conveyed through photo stories, presentations, online fact pages, and beautiful images.

Bermansia-maybe-CA1There is a series of three modules focused on different plant groupings. This diverse grouping will include some favorites and also a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University.

This is a five-week, fully online class that starts September 15.

To register please use this link: http://go.ncsu.edu/plant-id

Questions should be sent to Liz Riley (edbridge@ncsu.edu).