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
Remote Instruction
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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Gary Jones
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Fee:
$625.00
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Location: Online
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2021
Course Requirements
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Tue Sep 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Sep 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 5, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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