Basic Botany and Plant Growth

Tue, February 21, 2017, 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. Previous participants have commented that Alec’s enthusiasm and skillful instruction make the topic come alive.

Instructor: Alec Motten, associate professor, Duke University Department of Biology.

Dates: 4 Tuesdays, Feb. 21 - March 14, 6-9 p.m.

Participant limit: 15

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

Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or

Qualifies as a Home Horticulture Certificate required course.

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