Fundamentals of Gardening - ONLINE


This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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.

Recommended Texts:

The New Gardener's Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden, Daryl Beyers

Botany for Gardeners, Brian Capon

Teaming with Microbes, Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis

Bringing Nature Home, Douglas Tallamy

The Pruning of Trees Shrubs & Conifers, George E. Brown

What's Wrong with My Plant? (And How Do I Fix?), Deardorf & Wadsworth


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