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.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.
Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Horticulture Certificate. Internet access required. Materials Required.