ID a World of Conifers

2016-10-22 2:30 - 5 pm Location: VanDusen Guides Classroom Instructor: Samantha Sivertz Price: Member $35 / Non-member $42

Further your plant ID skills outside using the extensive conifer collection at VanDusen.

Garden staff, Samantha Sivertz, will review plant characteristics needed to identify conifers and how to use an identification key out in the field. The focus will be on conifers native to the West coast, Mediterranean, and in the Sino-Himalayan collection. Sam’s engaging teaching weaves stories with the science, as well as handy tips and tricks to help you remember the trees. This class is designed for those who already know a catkin from a cone, and are ready to spend the afternoon outside in the Garden, rain or shine.

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