Gardening Practices and Techniques
BIOLGY X 497.5
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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.