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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Classroom
Starting at $625.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you will 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 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Tuesday, Saturday
Location: UCLA , Field Trip
Instructor: Gary Jones
363043
Fee:
$625.00
39 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
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Notes

Core course in the Gardening Specialization. Elective course in the Landscape Architecture Certificate. No refund after Oct 1, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Off-Site
Sat Nov 17, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Lecture
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Lecture
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Math Sciences 5127

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