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Ecological Plant Knowledge 2: Ornamentals - ONLINE

Plants are a product of their native environment, having adapted to specific soil, water and climate conditions. These are complex relationships, and to create thriving landscapes we need understand the growing conditions in the plants' native range. Learn plant identification emphasizing ornamental landscape plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, deciduous and evergreen trees, commonly used in the ornamental landscape of the temperate and cooler northern hemisphere. Weed identification and practices such as pruning will also be covered.
Ecological Plant Knowledge 2: Ornamentals - ONLINE
Start Date:May 10, 2021
End Date:Aug 13, 2021
Delivery:14 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$795.00
Course code: GLHO065_Y2021P-01
$795.00

Self-guided field trips and research enrich and personalize the experience.

Topics Covered:

  • World biomes
  • Plant nomenclature
  • Factors in successful plant groupings
  • Weed identification
  • Plant maintenance including specialty pruning

Time Requirement: Participants should expect to set aside a miminum of 6 -10 hours each week to focus on assignments.

Course Schedule: Gaia College recommends participants registered in Gaia College courses take no more than 2 courses per semester. For those participants wishing to take more than 2 courses, please contact Gaia College.

Part of the Gaia College/Royal Roads University Diploma in Organic Land Care.

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