BOONE—The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University will offer a free class Jan. 30 on vegetative propagation of tropical plants. The class is part of the “High Country Gardening” series taught by greenhouse manager Jerry Meyer.
The class will meet from 9:30-11 a.m. in the biology greenhouse at 211 Dale St. off State Farm Road.
The concepts discussed, using tropical plants as examples, can be applied to outdoor plants as well. The event will include a brief tour of the conservatory, which houses 1,000 species of tropical, subtropical and temperate plants. All age groups are encouraged to sign up.
Class size is limited. To reserve a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 262-4025 for more details.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.