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 Instruction
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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Friday 6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Orchid Black
379122
Fee:
$445.00
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Notes
Elective course in the Horticulture certificate and Landscape Architecture certificate.
Visitors not permitted. Internet Access Required. Materials Required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2021
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Fri Apr 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online

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