"Plants Under Glass: The History, Management & Practical Applications of Greenhouses"
Dr. Karen Snetselaar
6 Tuesdays, January 17– February 21, 2017 (make-up date: 2/28/2017)
6:30 to 7:30 PM
Learn all about greenhouses – types, uses and their history. Different kinds of greenhouses will be considered, including conservatories used for botanical plant collections and greenhouses for the production of food. Practical solutions for home gardeners, such as cold frames and other season-extenders, will also be discussed.
Dr. Karen Snetselaar is Director of Biology Graduate Programs and Professor of Biology at Saint Joseph’s University. Her research focuses on fungi and plant disease. She is also interested in urban ecology and in promoting public understanding of science, especially science education outreach into K-12 schools. Karen has been a member of the Wagner’s faculty since 2000.
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