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

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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
369216
Fee:
$625.00
33 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 30, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Botany 325

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