California Natives

BIOLGY X 499.22

California native landscapes are adapted to our climate, and provide habitat to many California native bees, birds, and mammals. Using native plants in a landscape can make a garden more resilient and drought tolerant.

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Spring
Remote
Starting at $445.00
As few as 7 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the elements of a successful native landscape
  • Discover methods of rainwater capture
  • Understand the establishment and watering needs of native plants

About this course:

A course on incorporating California native plants into your landscape design, this series of classes combines classroom presentation with field trips to explore the range of possibilities for creating successful and resilient California native landscapes. Participants study the elements of a successful native landscape including native plant communities; healthy soil, use and/or non-use of supplemental irrigation; maintenance requirements; plant sourcing; installation; and use of rainwater. The course will enable students to develop California native plant palettes for common urban micro-climates. Students take weekend field trips (itinerary discussed at the first class) to urban landscapes, campuses, gardens, arboreta, and nurseries. Students are responsible for their own transportation to remote lectures.  

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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Monday 6:30PM - 8:30PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Orchid Black
385342
Fee:
$445.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes
No meeting April 18, 2022.
Elective course in the Horticulture certificate and Landscape Architecture certificate.
Visitors not permitted. Internet Access Required. Materials Required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2022
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Mar 28, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Apr 4, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Apr 11, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Apr 25, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon May 2, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon May 9, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

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