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Oxfordshire – Plant Classification Workshop




Your tutor for the day is Timothy Walker – lecturer in Plant Sciences at Somerville College Oxford, botanist, gardener, author and was Horti Praefectus and Director of the Oxford Botanic Garden.

This highly informative workshop will start by looking at the history, purpose and theory behind plant classification. Next Tim will focus on the main groups of land plants and their life cycles. He will conclude by looking at some of the major families of flowering plants and how they can be identified quickly.

Tim is a fantastic tutor and we have received much enthusiast feedback following his previous workshops. In addition, the subjects covered during the day are highly relevant to those planning to take RHS 2 or 3.

Due to Covid 19 this workshop is now on-line and the timetable will be as follows:

09:30 – meeting opens
10:00 – Talk pt.1
11:00 – Break
11:30 – Talk pt.2
12:30 – Lunch break
13:30 – Talk pt.3
14:30 – summary
15:00 – Meeting ends

A handout of all the slides will be sent as a pdf.  You will need a suitable PC/Laptop/MAC with camera and will need to download the free Zoom App from their website.

The cost for this specialist workshop, is £55 per WFGA member, £60 non WFGA member.

Event Details

Date: January 30, 2021

Start time: 09:30

End time: 15:00