Landscape Plants: Late Season Perennials and Grasses

This course is designed for horticulturists and gardeners who are familiar with the basic culture of perennials. Learn the identifying characteristics, classification, scientific and common names, and landscape uses of approximately 60 summer- and fall-blooming native and non-native perennials and grasses. Please dress appropriately for outdoors. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Required Texts
Clausen, Ruth R., T. Christopher, A.L. Detrick, Essential Perennials: The Complete Reference to 2700 Perennials for the Home Garden. Timber Press, 2015.

Darke, Rick. The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes. Timber Press, 2007

Schedule: ONSITE: 3 Saturdays, 9/10-10/15 (no class 9/17, 9/24 & 10/8), 9:30 am-12:30 pm; ONLINE: 3 Wednesdays, 9/14-10/5 (no class 9/21), 6-7:30 pm
Times: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Instructor: Michael Ruggiero Michael Ruggiero
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG, Watson Room 307
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 231HRT338BBL
Price Non-Member : $325.00
Member : $295.00
Waitlist: $0.00
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
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