Tour: Medicinal and Poisonous Plants at the USBG

Event Date: 
Mon, Aug 20, 2018

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, August 20
TIME: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
LOCATION: Tour meets in the Conservatory Garden Court
FREE: No pre-registration required