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
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 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 2019 Schedule

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

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Gary Jones
366611
Fee:
$625.00
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Retail Garden Center Manual (University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Apr 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Apr 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Apr 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Apr 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue May 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue May 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue May 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue May 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Jun 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Tue Jun 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B

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