Fundamentals of Gardening
This course is also required for the Horticultural Therapy Certificate.
Explore the basic principles underlying successful, environmentally friendly gardening, including the structure and physiological processes of plants and their relationships to the settings in which they grow. Students learn not only what to do, but why. Topics include soils and their improvement, seed sowing, vegetative propagation, planting, pruning, watering, weeding, mulching, and disease and pest control.
Botany for Gardeners, Brian Capon
Start with the Soil, Grace Gershuny
Plant Propagator's Bible, Miranda Smith
Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning, Cass Turnbull