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HORT 1050 - Landscape Installation

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 4
Course Description: This course focuses on the practice of sustainable site development, installation of landscape planting, and soil improvement methods. Topics include the selection and installation of a variety of edging, mulches, water features, and irrigation systems. The course also introduces retaining wall systems and turf installation.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Safety practices
  2. Site development and soil improvement
  3. Cut and fill excavation practices
  4. Concrete surfaces
  5. Paving brick surface
  6. Edging and mulches
  7. Woody and herbaceous plant materials
  8. Retaining walls
  9. Irrigation and water features
  10. Reading and understanding landscape plans
  11. Turfgrass installation

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. analyze site plans and prepare estimates.
  2. apply safety practices.
  3. identify sustainable site development practices.
  4. improve soil conditions
  5. install edging and mulch.
  6. install irrigation systems and water features
  7. install paving surfaces.
  8. install retaining walls.
  9. install turfgrass
  10. install woody and herbaceous plants.


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