Practical Botany for Gardeners

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Date: Saturday, October 10, 10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: Ross Bayton

Confused by calyces? Baffled by bulbs? Then this botanical primer is just for you. Professional botanist and plant taxonomist Dr. Ross Bayton will lead you through the botanical basics, from plant anatomy to reproduction, demystifying many technical terms. This course has been created for gardeners and will focus on what you need to know to identify plants and grow them well. Attendance on this course is recommended for some subsequent plant identification classes.

This class will be held outside while walking the garden, so please dress according to the weather.

Class size: 25
Cost: $35 members / $50 non-members
Contact: Ross Bayton, Assistant Director, at
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Note: Thank you for your interest in taking a class at Heronswood. In order to abide by the restrictions placed upon us by State and Tribal authorities, we have changed the format of some of our classes. All will be held outside in order to allow for social distancing. Masks must be worn by all attendees and staff. We are unable to provide food or beverages. In order to ensure all attendees can hear the instructor, we will be making use of a wireless microphone and ear-sets system (all components sanitized before and after use).