|This course introduces basic principles essential to sustainable landscape gardening. Topics include soils, propagation, watering, fertilizing, pruning, pest control, and planting. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic sustainable gardening techniques essential to maintaining a sustainable landscape.
|·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate landscape techniques that address environmental concerns.
·2. Employ integrated pest management protocols to identified plant pests and diseases.
·3. Identify soils and propagation methods used for landscape plants.
·4. Employ water and fertilizer in a manner consistent with plant health and safe and sustainable practices.
·5. Perform pruning consistent with plant growth habit and seasonal cycles.
2014FA - New Course Version (S23387)