PLHRT 1102 - Hands-On Horticulture for Gardeners


(CU-SBY)     
Spring. 2 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Course fee: TBA for materials. Enrollment limited to: first-year students, sophomores and juniors only. Not for Plant Sciences or Agricultural Science majors. There is one Saturday field trip at the end of the semester to visit gardens in the local area.

M. Pritts.

The objective is to instill in students a lifelong appreciation for how gardening can enhance individual well-being through aesthetics, culinary experiences, and mastery of techniques. Emphasizes hands-on learning and practice of key gardening skills and techniques in the greenhouse and the field, such as landscape management, garden design, propagation, pruning, grafting, pest management, and flower arrangement.

Outcome 1: Develop a life-long appreciation for how gardening can enhance individual well-being through aesthetics, culinary experiences, and mastery of techniques.

Outcome 2: Apply key gardening skills and techniques, such as landscape management, garden design, propagation, pruning, grafting, pest management, and flower arrangement.

Outcome 3: Explain the science behind various practices used in the production and management of fruits, vegetables, flowers, grass and landscape plants.



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