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Botanical Latin

September 28 @ 3:45 pm 5:00 pm

Watercolor drawings of flowers.

From gardener to grower, botanist to blogger, we all utilize botanical Latin when communicating about plants. For many gardeners though, Latin is difficult to remember and pronounce but is the key to understanding more about your plants. Join Heronswood Director Dr. Ross Bayton as he journeys through the history of plant nomenclature, revealing why Latin was the language of choice and providing tips on how to pronounce and remember plant Latin names.