Plant Materials for Landscape Use
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.
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