Everything About Orchids Essentials


Whether you have already taken Everything About Orchids, or are just interested in learning more about orchids and Longwood’s collection, this course is the perfect next step. Since 1922, orchids have been one of Longwood’s premier plant collections—and remain a cornerstone of the Gardens today. Learn more about Longwood’s outstanding collection and how to grow and enjoy orchids in your own landscape.


Course Description

This course provides a booklet of informative plant fact sheets for many of the species featured in Everything About Orchids, including 15 common, advanced, and specialty orchids, which you can download and print. The fact sheets highlight the culture and care of popular orchids and include gorgeous images. In addition, learn more about native orchid conservation, breeding, and how you can grow and enjoy orchids in your own garden with Peter Zale, plant curator. Peter will discuss cultivating orchids in the landscape in a series of engaging video lectures.

Course Outline

• Plant Facts

• Orchids in the Landscape

• Longwood Gardens Orchid Conservation and Breeding


Course Details

  Downloadable resources
  Video Lectures
  Cost per student: $29.99 USD$

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 Start Date: December 1, 2020
 End Date: September 1, 2021
 Duration: 100% self paced
Cost: $29.99USD$

Registration is open December 1, 2020 until August 25, 2021.

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