HORT 160 Introduction to Gardening

This course covers the fundamentals of vegetable and flower gardening. Topics include understanding how plants grow, soil amendments, types and styles of gardening, planting techniques, water and fertilizer management, pest recognition and control, and weed control. Students will also have the opportunity to start plants from seed in the Horticulture Program greenhouse. This is a 6-week course.

Credits

1 Credit

HORT 160Introduction to Gardening

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

III. Catalog Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of vegetable and flower gardening. Topics include understanding how plants grow, soil amendments, types and styles of gardening, planting techniques, water and fertilizer management, pest recognition and control, and weed control. Students will also have the opportunity to start plants from seed in the Horticulture Program greenhouse. This is a 6-week course.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies