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MILL Fall Classes at Van Vleck - Botany of fruits

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December 2 @ 4:43 pm

Fall at Van Vleck, Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning

11:30 AM- 12:30 pm on Thursdays,  Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2

To register please visit MILL’s link

9/21 – Cold season crops

9/28 – Gardening for wildlife

10/5 – Not putting garden to bed

10/12 – Botany of fruits

You are invited to explore the seed-bearing structures of plants.  Marvel at the diversity achieved by just a few basic components.  Participants will increase their familiarity with fruit related botanical vocabulary through dissection of samples from the Van Vleck grounds and beyond. Attendees are invited to bring samples to explore with the group.  This class will take place indoors (education center).

10/19 – Pressed flower bookmarks

Enjoy happy garden memories for years to come.  Awaken your creativity using a variety of samples we collected from the Van Vleck gardens to make a one-of-a-kind bookmark.  All supplies provided.  This class will take place indoors (education center).

11/2 – Tree ID – Oaks

Join Laura Roberts, ISA certified arborist and NJ licensed tree expert, for another venture into tree identification.  Sharpen your observation skills by getting to know trees as if you were meeting a new friend.  Learn where and how to look for the common characteristics of the genus and how to distinguish one species from another within the genus Quercus.  This class will take place outdoors.  Please dress for the weather and choose appropriate footwear.


October 12
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, 07042 United States
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