Greener Gardens: Sustainable Garden Practice

BIOLGY X 498.10

Teaching and using gardening Practices that are sustainable, this course covers composting, irrigation, water harvesting, as well as weekend field trips to LA's sustainable gardens.

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Summer
Remote
Starting at $650.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn to turn garden waste into compost, harvest rainwater, and replace chemical controls with natural products

About this course:

Sustainability is today's buzzword, and many people seek to create a lifestyle with a more favorable impact on the environment. From home and school gardens to commercial sites, our gardens present the perfect place to start. Designed for horticulture students, gardening professionals, educators, and home gardeners, this course focuses on turning your green thumb into a "greener" garden. Topics include composting, irrigation, water harvesting, water-wise plants, eating and growing local produce, recycling, and moving away from a consumptive, non-sustainable lifestyle when choosing materials and tools. Includes weekend field trips to the Los Angeles River to see our relationship with water in the L.A. basin, as well as the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden, focusing not only on California native plants but also on water-conserving planting design. Students also visit the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona, which advances the principles of environmentally sustainable living through education, research, demonstration, and community outreach.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Monday 6:30PM - 9:00PM PT
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Instructor: Orchid Black, David King
386710
Fee:
$650.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jun 27, 2022
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Notes

No meeting July 4, 2022. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 03, 2022
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Mon Jun 27, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Jul 11, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Jul 18, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Jul 25, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Aug 1, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Aug 8, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Aug 15, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Aug 22, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Aug 29, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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