Tour: Medicinal & Poisonous Plants

Event Date: 
Mon, May 08, 2017

Beth Burrous, Biochemist and USBG Volunteer Docent
Many important medicines are derived from plants, but too much of a good thing can be dangerous. During a walking tour of the Conservatory, Beth will feature poisonous and medicinal plants growing at the USBG. She will talk about famous, interesting, and sometimes fatal cases of poisoning by plants. You will also see and learn about plants used to make lifesaving medicines.

DATE: Monday, May 8
TIME: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
LOCATION: Tour meets in the Conservatory Garden Court
FREE: Pre-registration required