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Botany Essentials

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Utah’s varied soil and microclimates can be a challenge for gardeners and landscapers. Understanding how environmental conditions affect plant functions and basic naming parameters provides a solid foundation when selecting and maintaining plants.

Our live online course on botany essentials will help demystify plant classification and help you decode scientific names. You will learn how the anatomy and function of leaves, stems, flowers, fruits, and roots; photosynthesis, respiration, and water all affect plant health. This course is designed for anyone interested in learning how plants grow and develop – from the novice gardener to the expert.