Part of the Master Gardener Online Short Course Series

Dates
Available anytime
Delivery
Online, self-paced
Cost
Free

Learn to identify a diverse range of whole plants, parts of plants, and non-plant relatives (such as fungus, lichen, algae, moss, fern, conifer and seed plants).

Please note: This course is part of OSU's Master Gardener short course series, which is designed to highlight the specific fundamentals of gardening. Register for eight-course series by clicking here -- or register for individual courses, including Free Basic Botany or any of the other courses in this series:

Please note: Taking all eight self-paced courses will not allow you to receive a Certificate of Home Horticulture, become an OSU Master Gardener or earn a digital badge. These courses are entirely self-paced and are not taught by an instructor.

Student Thoughts

"It covers the basics without burying the student in detail. Great first introduction to this material." - Beverly Brown.

 

  • Gail Langellotto

    Instructor Gail Langellotto

    Gail Langellotto works with the Oregon State University Master Gardener program, state and local agencies, nonprofits and other non-governmental organizations. She helps to develop a better research-based understanding of how to design and sustainably manage gardens and parks to maximize ecosystem services. Her OSU Extension Service and outreach efforts are focused on communicating research-backed management practices to home gardeners and commercial landscapers.

    Email: gail.langellotto@oregonstate.edu 

"It covers the basics without burying the student in detail. Great first introduction to this material."
This course was great - a refresher in botany and with a gardener's focus! Thanks!
Denise Turner