Course at a Glance

Botany for Gardeners
April 15 to May 13
On campus

Botany for Gardeners


With Elliott Parivar, Retired Science Teacher & Horticulture Professor

Seemingly simple plants are actually a complex mixture of physiology, anatomy, and chemistry. Explore how plants grow, develop, and function. Dissect seeds, flowers, and fruits. Learn fun facts about vegetables, herbs, fruits, medicinal, and ornamental plants. Field trip to Humboldt Botanical Garden.

Sat., April 15-May 13 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

On campus

$75 • Class #: 23888

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Elliot Parivar

Elliott Parivar

Elliott Parivar is a scientist/horticulturist/botanist with nearly four decades of teaching experience at the middle school, high school, and college levels. He has taught classes full-time at Harvard-Westlake School and part-time at Los Angeles Pierce College.