Sustainable Horticultural Practices 1

Course Code: LAND 121

Academic Year: 2024-2025

This course introduces students to basic horticultural skills required to develop and maintain commercial, public and residential landscapes. Bed layout and construction, maintenance, basic pruning, planting techniques and turf maintenance are covered. Students develop a professional and safety conscious work culture which will prepare them for the workplace. Conventional, sustainable and organic land management practices are taught and carried out in a lab oriented environment. Students develop a basic competency level in the use and care of tools and equipment commonly used in the industry.