Course DescriptionThis 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.
Course OutlineThis class focuses on plants appropriate for use in Southern California. The class uses the local botanical gardens and nurseries to introduce students to over 150 plants, their care, and features.