Gardening Practices and Techniques
BIOLGY X 497.5
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A practical introduction to the basics of maintaining a home garden.
What you can learn.
- Learn soil care, tool selection, planting and fertilizing, basic irrigation, as well as how to take advantage of sun and shade exposures
About this course:
This course offers a practical introduction to the basics of maintaining a home garden. Students gain knowledge in tool selection and care, soil preparation, planting, plant nutrition, and water requirements. Topics include common landscape problems with organic and holistic solutions; our special climate and micro-climates, including sun and shade exposures; various pruning techniques; types of irrigation systems; gardening in containers; and gardening with color including perennials, annuals, and bulbs.