Plant Materials for Landscape Use

BIOLGY X 499

This course focuses on plants appropriate for use in Southern California. Students learn plant names, both common and scientific, cultural requirements and proper placement within the landscape. The class uses local botanical gardens and nurseries to introduce students to over 150 plants.

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Summer
In-Person
Starting at $650.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Become familiar with trees, shrubs, and ground covers typically used in Southern California
  • Learn appropriate plant placement, care, and landscape use
  • Understand basic principles of planting design
  • Identify relevant ornamental features of plant materials

About this course:

This course presents the characteristics of up to 150 plants selected for their garden use and seasonal interest in the Southern California area. Topics include trees; shrubs, ground covers; vines; and herbaceous plants, emphasizing their landscape use, appropriate placement, horticultural care, and ornamental features. A course project is required for all credit students.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday, Saturday
Available
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388274
Fee:
$650.00
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Location: Field Trip , UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Sep 22, 2022
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate.
Saturday field trips to various gardens in LA County.
Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2022
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 22, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Thu Sep 29, 2022
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Off-Site
Sat Oct 8, 2022
10:00AM PT - 3:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Oct 15, 2022
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Oct 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 2:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Oct 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 3:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Nov 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 3:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Nov 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Nov 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Field Trip
Lecture
Thu Dec 1, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Thu Dec 8, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A

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