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Basic Botany and Plant Growth

Numerous plants and flowers in the Historic Terraces
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How does a plant grow? How does it manage water and nutrients? What factors influence the production of flowers and fruits? This course will explore these questions and more, using a combination of lecture and hands-on approaches. Learn from Alec Motten, associate professor emeritus from Duke University's Department of Biology. Participants have said Alec's enthusiasm and skillful instruction make the topic come alive. Meeting dates: Thursdays, Feb. 15-Mar. 8, 6-9 p.m. Location: Meet at the Doris Duke Center. Participant limit: 15. Qualifies as a Home Horticulture Certificate required course. Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or

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