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
Remote Instruction
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 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.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Wait List
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Wednesday 8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Joshua Rosen
382010
Fee:
$625.00
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate.
Visitors not permitted.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 29, 2021
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 23, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 30, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 7, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 14, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 21, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 28, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 4, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 11, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 18, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 25, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 1, 2021
8:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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