Landscape Plants: Fall Trees and 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, including Acer, Quercus, and Viburnum, which are particularly ornamental in fall.

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.

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    Schedule: Every week on Friday, starting on 10/13/23 and ending on 11/10/23
    Only 11 days left to register!
    Times: 10:30am-01:30pm EDT
    Instructor: Timothy Nolan Timothy Nolan
    Location: NYBG, Watson Room 307
    2900 Southern Blvd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    Session Number: 242HRT331C
    Price Non-Member : $340.00
    Member : $310.00
    Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
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