EVL265 - Horticulture - Level 2

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Subject Title
Horticulture - Level 2

Subject Description
The use of plants in a landscape and their maintenance is the primary objective of much of the work done with plants in the Landscape field. Those that reach this objective do so by understanding the linkages of the principles of landscape design with the growth characteristics and cultural requirements of plants.

This subject will help you acquire knowledge of the cultural requirements of annuals, perennials and shrubs with particular reference to their identification, use and maintenance requirements.

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify the most popular annuals, perennials flowering shrubs, ground covers and evergreens used in ornamental horticulture.

2. Understand the cultural and maintenance requirements of the above.

3. Understand basic design techniques used in the above plant material.

4. Describe current horticultural trends that have an impact on the above selections
(e.g .Native Plant Material Ecological Restoration, Composting / Mulching, Organic Fertilizers, Water Conservation)

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