Basic Identification of Evergreens

Date: 

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Evergreens can be conifers or broad-leafed deciduous plants…they aren’t all pine trees. Starting in the classroom, Laura Mele (Arnold Arboretum Horticulturist; MA Certified and ISA Certified Arborist) will introduce basic identifying characteristics of common evergreens and the lead a tour through the Arboretum’s Conifer Collection and Rhododendron Dell for viewing bark, leaves, buds, and cones. Dress for indoor and outdoor learning and bring a hand lens if you have one.

Cost: $20 member, $30 nonmember

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