Landscape Plants: Fall Trees & Shrubs


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Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and hardy in our region in the landscape, including Acer, Quercus, andViburnum, which are particularly ornamental in fall. The class goes out on the Garden grounds rain or shine. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science.

Required Texts
Grimm, William C. and John T. Kartesz, The Illustrated Book of Trees - The Comprehensive Guide to More than 250 Trees of Eastern North America. Stackpole Books, 2001.

Recommended Texts
• Cope, Edward A. Muenscher's Keys to Woody Plants: An Expanded Guide to Native and Cultivated Species. Comstock/ Cornell University Press, 2001.
• Dirr, Michael A., Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses. Stipes Publishing, LLC; 5th edition, 1998.

Schedule: 6 Fridays, ONLINE - 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, Exam 11/5; ONSITE - 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 10am-12pm
Times: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: Timothy Nolan Timothy Nolan
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG,

Session Number: 221HRT331ABL
Price Non-Member : $325.00
Member : $295.00
Waitlist: $0.00
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
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