This course discusses production practices for fruits and vegetables and provides an introduction to managing cool-season turfgrasses. Plant propagation techniques, including seed, division and cuttings are discussed, as well as the selection and maintenance of plants in the water garden.
Learners wishing to improve their horticultural skills.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Distinguish desired growing requirements of common vegetable and fruit crops
- Identify and apply crop specific cultural practices and pest management strategies to urban crops
- Compare turfgrass management maintenance levels and propose site specific turfgrass cultivars, cultural practices and pest management strategies
- Compare sexual and asexual propagation techniques and select appropriate plant propagation techniques for herbaceous and woody plant material
- Evaluate pond ecosystems and water plant communities and create balanced pond ecosystems through appropriate plant selection and cultural practices
Module 1: Vegetable Production
Module 2: Fruit Production
Module 3: Turfgrass Management
Module 4: Plant Propagation
Module 5: Water Plants
This course is a required core course credit within The Horticulturalist Certificate.
|Online Discussions (2)||20% (10% each)|
|Assignments (3)||50% (20%, 10%, and 20%)|
|Quizzes (2)||30% (15% each)|
*Grading scheme is subject to change.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Horticulturist Certificate : Required Courses