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orange zinnias Herbaceous Ornamentals for Gardeners is a Course

Herbaceous Ornamentals 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 growing herbaceous ornamentals.

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

  • Describe the differences among annuals, perennials, and biennials
  • Understand the concept of 'plant hardiness' and identify your community's hardiness zone
  • List important cultural requirements to consider in selecting and growing plants
  • Identify a bulb, corm, tuber, and rhizome

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 https://mastergardener.osu.edu/about/ohio-mgv-county-programs.

If you have questions about the course please contact Jen Andon at andon.1@osu.edu or Erika Lyon at lyon.194@osu.edu

There are NO REFUNDS for this course.

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