Gardening Practices and Techniques
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.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
No class meeting on Nov. 26.
Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Horticulture Certificate.
Internet access required. Materials required.