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

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Sunday
Location: Online
Instructor: Joshua Rosen
374608
Fee:
$625.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 10, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sun Jun 28, 2020
12:00PM PDT - 5:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jul 12, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jul 19, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jul 26, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Aug 2, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Aug 9, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Aug 16, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Aug 23, 2020
12:30PM PDT - 3:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sun Sep 6, 2020
12:00PM PDT - 5:00PM PDT
Online

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