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
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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. The first class is held on campus, followed by field trips by itinerary. A course project is required for all credit students.

Summer 2019 Schedule

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

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Sunday
Instructor: Joshua H Rosen
368169
Fee:
$625.00
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 6, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sun Jun 30, 2019
12:00PM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Off-Site
Sun Jul 7, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Jul 21, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Jul 28, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Aug 4, 2019
9:30AM - 1:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Aug 11, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Aug 18, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Aug 25, 2019
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Off-Site
Sun Sep 8, 2019
12:00PM - 5:00PM

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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