Soil and Plant Nutrition

BIOLGY X 493.2

Learn the physical, biological, and chemical properies of soils; learn what is in a soil report and how to improve your soil's yield.

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Winter
In-Person
Remote
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Define soil science vocabulary
  • Identify different soil textures and types
  • Understand the basics of the physical and chemical properties of soils
  • Learn to select and apply fertilizers and soil amendments effectively

About this course:

This introductory course covers the physical, biological, and chemical properties of soils, as well as basic plant nutrition and fertilization. Soil conditions that affect plant-soil-air-water relations are discussed, including the effects of soil compaction and drainage. Other topics include the texture, structure, and classification of soils, the use of soil amendments to improve soils, and the properties and applications of fertilizers.
Prerequisites
Recommended but not required for enrollment: BIOLGY X 496.2 General Botany for Gardeners

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday, Saturday
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
384708
Fee:
$625.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No class meeting on Monday, Jan 17 and Monday, Feb 21.
Two Saturday make-up classes via Zoom on Saturday, Jan 22 and Saturday, Feb 26.
Internet access required. Materials Required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 09, 2022
Course Requirements
Underground: A Gardener's Guide to Soil and Plant Nutrition by Cipes and Renshaw
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Jan 22, 2022
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Feb 26, 2022
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
386145
Fee:
$625.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes
Internet access required. Materials Required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2022
Course Requirements
Underground: A Gardener's Guide to Soil and Plant Nutrition
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
383903
Fee:
$625.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood , Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required. Materials Required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2022
Course Requirements
Underground: A Gardener's Guide to Soil and Plant Nutrition by Cipes and Renshaw
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Feb 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
385279
Fee:
$625.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required. Materials Required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 04, 2022
Course Requirements
Underground: A Gardener's Guide to Soil and Plant Nutrition by Cipes and Renshaw
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 29, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jun 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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