Saturday Plant Identification Walks: Groundcovers, Vines and Plants for Hillsides

Start Date
06/23/2018
End Date
06/23/2018
Description
The best way to learn about new plants is to see them firsthand in the landscape. On each Saturday walk, landscape architecture instructor and eminent plantsman Joshua Beblo will introduce you to dozens of plants. Walks will focus on different themes, and any plants you pass are fair game for identification and discussion. Tune in to the wonderful world of plants all around you. Additional walk details will be sent out to registered students.
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Learn to identify several species/cultivars of groundcovers and vines that are suitable for hillside plantings.

2) Discuss the features that make these plants suited to such an environment.

3) Discuss the challenges of designing and maintaining hillside areas in a landscape.
Instructors
Joshua Beblo
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Course Codes
Provider
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


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