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Unravelling Botanical Names

Scientific names offer precision and accuracy when identifying plants, but they can also intimidate even the most seasoned gardener. Amy Highland, Director of Collections at Mt. Cuba Center, explains how to pronounce botanical names and reveals how they provide an extra layer of understanding about plants: where they come from; who discovered them; what groups they belong to; and even how they were used in native cultures. Learn ways to conquer the secret language of plants and add another skill to your gardening talents.

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February 20, 2019

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Add to Calendar 02/20/201910:30 AM 02/20/201911:30 AM America/New_York Unravelling Botanical Names Scientific names offer precision and accuracy when identifying plants, but they can also intimidate even the most seasoned gardener. Amy Highland, Director... More info at www.newarklifemagazine.com/events/155124/unravelling-botanical-names Mt. Cuba Center 3120 Barley Mill Rd. , Hockessin, DE 19707 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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