Herbaceous PlantsThis course focuses on the selection and utilization of herbaceous ornamental plants to provide aesthetic, architectural and engineering solutions to landscape plantings. At the completion of this course, the students will be able to specify appropriate landscape materials to provide a possible planting solution.
Home HorticultureIntroduction and review of home horticulture as it relates to the horticultural enthusiast. A general understanding of plant growth, structure, and development; house plant selection and care, selecting trees, shrubs, and flowers for the home landscape, and other related topics.
Introduction to PermacultureExploration, through lectures, discussions, and required projects, of a thinking/design methodology that seeks to provide for our physical needs, food, water, shelter, energy, etc., while doing so in an environmentally friendly, sustainable manner.
Plant PhysiologyPresents fundamental concepts underlying the science of crop physiology, including crop phenology, canopy development and light interception, photosynthesis and respiration, and dry matter partitioning.
Principles of HorticultureThe purpose of this class is to acquaint the student with practical techniques that they will be able to apply to their daily life, and help them understand the requirements of plants in the home landscape or garden.