Gardening with Tropicals in Northern Climates

Registration Eligibility
Everyone is invited
Start Date
08/30/2018
End Date
08/30/2018
Description
Andrew Bunting will look at the wide variety of tropical plants that can be used effectively as seasonal plantings in the summer landscape.  In recent years, many tropical plant such as cannas, bananas, elephant ears, bromeliads, etc. have been gaining interest as great summer seasonals or annuals that can bring a “tropical feel” to the garden.  Andrew will explore the breadth of the best choices and give many examples of how they can be used in the garden and landscape.
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Residential Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Attendees will learn: 1) The fun and beauty of including tropical plants in temperate gardens. 2) Great plant selections. 3) How to care for the plants and over-winter.
Instructors
Andrew Bunting, Assistan Director and Director of Plant Collections, Chicago Botanic Garden
Website Registration
Course Codes
PTD18Bunting2
Provider
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden


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