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Botany for Gardeners

Time limit: 365 days

$10 Enroll

Full course description

Do you want to start gardening but don’t know where to start? Or do you already have some gardening experience and a love for learning? Get started here with the basics of botany.

Once the module is completed, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of plants to life on Earth
  • Name plant parts, structures, and functions
  • Understand plant processes such as photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration, and reproduction
  • List environmental factors such as temperature, water, and sun, and explain how they impact plants
  • Learn ways to classify plants, whether by function, life cycle, or taxonomy

Take this class anytime when you have the time. Participants will have access to the course materials for one year from the date of enrollment.

*Module curriculum based on the Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteer Training. This course does not serve as a replacement for Master Gardener Volunteer training but may be used as a makeup session for current volunteers if allowed by the county Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator. For those who would like to become a Master Gardener Volunteer, contact the Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator for your county. A list of county programs can be found at

If you have questions about the course please contact Jen Andon at or Erika Lyon at

There are NO REFUNDS for this course.

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