Exploring the Conifer Collection

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
June 29, 2015

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Exploring the Conifer Collection

Exploring the Conifer Collection

Jim Gorman, Horticulturist

2 Sessions: Wednesdays, July 8 and 22, 6:00–8:00pm

The conifer collection at the Arnold Arboretum is dense in diversity and rich in history. Jim Gorman will lead participants through this collection explaining key identification features, natural history, medicinal and economic uses, and horticultural firsts. He will focus on members of the Pinaceae and Cupressaceae that populate the Northern Hemisphere, including firs, hemlocks, pines, cedars, junipers, cypress, calocedrus, and more. Bring a clipboard for this information-rich class and comfortable walking shoes.
Fee $50 member, $65 nonmember

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