Woody Plant Identification: Deciduous Shrubs
When: Tue., May 15 and 22, 2018 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)Inclement Weather Date: Thu., Jun. 5, 2018 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Where: Private Residence
31 Imperial Dr.
Reading, Pennsylvania 19067
registration deadline: May 14, 2018
Shrubs unify the landscape connecting taller shade and flowering trees to ground level plantings. Deciduous shrubs provide food and nesting sites for birds, attractive flowers and fruits, and a variety of foliage textures and colors from spring to autumn. Join us to learn how to find the best shrubs for your landscape.
To Be Covered
This six-hour course is designed to teach the identification and usage of deciduous shrubs that are hardy in Pennsylvania. For each plant we will discuss physical morphology, site requirements, landscape value, as well as any common insect pests or disease.
All participants will receive a full-color identification manual on deciduous shrubs.
- This class qualifies for landscape architecture CEU's and is applicable for commercial landscapers.
- Each session counts for 2 CEUs for certified arborists and 2 CEUS for Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist.
Anyone who wants to find the best shrubs for their landscape
- Identification and usage of deciduous shrubs that are hardy in Western Pennsylvania
- The physical morphology, site requirements, landscape value and any common insect pests or disease for each plant
Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Kathy Kelley, Ph.D.