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Horticulture
HORT 50 Introduction to Horticulture 3.00 Units
Botanical nomenclature, anatomy and physiology, plant growth, and development are presented. Soils, media, fertilizers, and watering methods are discussed. Preliminary Landscape design, installation and maintenance is included. Current practices of plant propagation, plant disorders and pest management, and 21st Century horticulture trends will be explored. (8 hours of lab to be scheduled on Saturdays which may include one or more field trips)
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 51 Fall Plant Material ID 3.00 Units
Identification of landscape and garden plants will be categorized. Growth habit, climatic adaptation, ornamental value, maintenance and care of trees, shrubs, vines will be studied, with the focus on deciduous trees and fall flowering plants. (8 hours of lab to be scheduled on Saturdays which may include one or more field trips).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 52 Spring Plant Material ID 3.00 Units
Identification of landscape and garden plants will be categorized. Growth habit, climatic adaptation, ornamental value, maintenance and care of trees, shrubs, vines will be studied, with the focus on evergreen and spring flowering plants. (8 hours of lab to be scheduled on Saturdays, which may include one or more field trips)
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 54 Landscape and Vineyard Soils 3.00 Units
This course is a study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil. Areas of study will include: soil classification, derivation, uses, function and management including erosion, moisture retention, structure, cultivation, organic matter and microbiology. There is a focus on vineyard and landscape planting media, soil substitutes, hydroponics, and amendments to improve and promote plant growth which includes plant and vine nutrition, essential nutrients required for plant growth and healthy development. There will be instruction covering materials used for fertilizers which includes material origins, use, and application; and irrigation systems which will cover materials required for basic irrigation systems used in vineyard and landscape settings. Students that take VWT 12 may not receive credit for HORT 54.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 57 Landscape and Turfgrass Mgmt 2.00 Units
Principles and practices of landscape and turfgrass management as practiced by horticultural professionals, landscape contractors, and grounds keepers will be covered, including preparation, installation, maintenance, renovation, irrigation, fertilization, pruning, and pest control of landscape developments for residential, commercial, public grounds, golf courses, and gardens.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 67 Interior Plantscapes 2.00 Units
Identification, use, propagation, growth, environmental adaptation, ornamental value, and care of container, indoor, and house plants.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 

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