Basic Botany and Plant Growth

Thu, February 15, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Course meets for 4 sessions

How does a plant grow? How does it manage water and nutrients? What factors influence the production of flowers and fruits? This course will explore these questions and more, using a combination of lecture and hands-on approaches. Learn from Alec Motten, associate professor emeritus from Duke University’s Department of Biology. Participants have said Alec’s enthusiasm and skillful instruction make the topic come alive.

Meeting dates: Thursdays, Feb. 15-Mar. 8, 6-9 p.m.

Location: Meet at the Doris Duke Center.

Participant limit: 15.

Fee: Gardens members $120; general public $150.

Qualifies as a Home Horticulture Certificate required course.

Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or  

Read an interview with Alec on our blog.

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