Introduction to Horticulture

BIOLGY X 494

An overview of horticulture and plant care, this course provides the knowledge to solve many of the problems commonly faced in keeping plants healthy.

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Fall
Spring
In-Person
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore soils and soil amendments
  • Explore plant physiology and Identification methods
  • Address plant care methodology
  • Introduce plant selection guidelines
  • Identify and understand pest and disease management strategies

About this course:

Designed for beginners and experienced gardeners, this course covers the basics of garden care in California and provides the student with the knowledge to solve many of the problems commonly faced in keeping plants healthy. Topics include soils and soil amendments; fertilizers; plant physiology and identification methods; planting, pruning, and staking techniques; turf grasses; plant selection guidelines; and pest and disease control. The course also includes a brief history of horticulture and an introduction to taxonomy. Students are encouraged to bring in plants for identification and discussion. Includes field trips.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Gary Jones
385332
Fee:
$625.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Landscape Architecture and Horticulture Certificates.
Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 04, 2022
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 29, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue Apr 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue Apr 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue Apr 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue Apr 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue May 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue May 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue May 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue May 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue May 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Tue Jun 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A

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