Ecological Plant Knowledge 2: Ornamentals - ONLINE

Plants are a product of their native environment, having adapted to specific soil, water and climate conditions. These are complex relationships, and to create thriving landscapes we need understand the growing conditions in the plants' native range. Learn plant identification emphasizing ornamental landscape plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, deciduous and evergreen trees, commonly used in the ornamental landscape of the temperate and cooler northern hemisphere. Weed identification and practices such as pruning will also be covered.

Self-guided field trips and research enrich and personalize the experience.

Topics Covered:

  • World biomes
  • Plant nomenclature
  • Factors in successful plant groupings
  • Weed identification
  • Plant maintenance including specialty pruning

Part of the Gaia College/Royal Roads University Diploma in Organic Land Care.

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Course Dates: Ecological Plant Knowledge 2: Ornamentals - ONLINE

For more information about this course please contact Professional and Continuing Studies