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Basic Botany!

February 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


CertificateBrochureCoverCertificate in Native Plant Studies
The South Carolina Native Plant Society (SCNPS) and the South Carolina Botanical Garden (SCBG) are excited to offer a Certificate in Native Plant Studies program. To read more, click here.


Basic Botany is a prerequisite for all other courses.
The first offering in 2017 will be

Saturday, February 4, 2017.

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This introductory botany course provides a foundation of knowledge and a working vocabulary for all other courses in the South Carolina Certificate of Native Plants. Through classroom lectures and fun hands-on activities explore the basics of plants — their classification, structure, functions, lifecycles, and reproductive strategies.

The class will be held at the Hayden Conference Center in the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Pack a lunch and plan to eat on the grounds.

Go to the Garden Calendar to register online:

To download a brochure, click here.

 For important tips on negotiating the registration system, click here.
(It is highly recommended that you read these tips!!!)

If you are a current member of SCNPS, click here to get your discount code.

2017 Certificate courses include:
Feb 4    Basic Botany
March 11   Basic Botany
March 15   Native Plant Propagation
March 18   Basic Horticulture
April 1     Mountain Plant Communities
April 8   Medicinal Plants
April 8 Piedmont Communities
April 15     Spring Herbaceous Plant Identification
April 29     Principles of Sustainable Landscaping
May 13     Spring Herbaceous Plant Identification
June 10   Tree Identification
June 17     Ferns
June 24     Natural Plant Communities






February 4, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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South Carolina Botanical Garden
150 Discovery Lane
Clemson, SC 29634 United States
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