Gardening Practices and Techniques
A practical introduction to the basics of maintaining a home garden. Hands on experience in growing, maintaining plants.
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. At their garden plot, students gain first-hand experience in tool selection and care, soil preparation, planting, fertilizing, and watering. Topics include common landscape problems and solutions; our special climate and microclimates, including sun and shade exposures; various pruning techniques; types of irrigation systems; gardening in containers; and gardening with color including perennials, annuals, and bulbs.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Horticulture Certificate
Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.