HORT 325 Native Plants in the Landscape

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HORT 325 Native Plants in the Landscape

May 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am August 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am MDT

CSU online May 15 – August 6, 2023 (12 weeks)

Students in this course will evaluate the diversity of native annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, and woody plants suitable for use in landscapes in North America. Selection and maintenance characteristics will be discussed. The plants covered in this course tend to be less well known but are available in the industry. Students will learn landscape design principles, the process of planting design, and the preparation of planting plans.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Students in this course will evaluate the diversity of native annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, and woody plants suitable for use in landscapes in North America.
  • Students will learn to build a portfolio of ideal native plants to use in landscapes.
  • Students will gain knowledge in environmental site analysis, landscape design, and planting plans.