Introduction to Botany - The Science of Plants (core)


Instructor: Tom Diggs Ph.D., Asst. Professor, University of North Georgia

Saturday, January 12 | 9 -5 p.m.

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Members $85| Non-Members $95

This class will introduce participants to the fundamental concepts of botany, including plant tissues, anatomy of the major vegetative and reproductive structures of the plant body, plant habitats, basic botanical terminology through the use of a key, and a discussion of Alabama plant diversity. After the classroom portion of this class, we will spend time in The Gardens to explore the physiology and diversity of the plants around us.


Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) given if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to class start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) A $15 processing fee will be charged for class transfers at any time. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation; if we cancel a class as such, we will issue a full refund. Please be aware that we strive to hold classes regardless of weather, so plan accordingly. In the unlikely event a class has to be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will attempt to notify you, and a refund (minus a $15 processing fee) will be issued.