Gardening Practices and Techniques

BIOLGY X 497.5

A practical introduction to the basics of maintaining a home garden. Hands on experience in growing, maintaining plants.

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Summer
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 9 weeks
4.0

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

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday, Saturday
Location: Field Trip , UCLA
Instructor: Nancy Harrington
374607
Fee:
$625.00
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Notes

Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Horticulture Certificate
Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 30, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jun 24, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Discussion
Wed Jul 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Discussion
Wed Jul 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Off-Site
Sat Jul 11, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Field Trip
Discussion
Wed Jul 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Discussion
Wed Jul 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Discussion
Wed Jul 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Off-Site
Sat Aug 1, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Field Trip
Discussion
Wed Aug 5, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Off-Site
Sat Aug 8, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Field Trip
Discussion
Wed Aug 12, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152
Discussion
Wed Aug 19, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA
Royce Hall 152

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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