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HORT 1051 - Herbaceous Plants

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: In this course, students will identify and determine the growing requirements for 150 herbaceous plants. The herbaceous plants covered include annual, biennial, and perennial ornamental plants. Students will study light, soil, and water requirements as well as bloom time, pest problems, and suggested varieties of herbaceous plants.
MnTC Goals
None

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

Major Content
  1. Annual herbaceous plants identification site preference bloom period cultivars and varieties
  2. Biennials identification site preference bloom period cultivars and varieties
  3. Perennials identification site preference bloom period cultivars and varieties

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

  1. identify 150 herbaceous annual, biennial, and perennial ornamental plants.
  2. suggest herbaceous plants based on light requirements.
  3. select plants based on their water requirements.
  4. describe soil requirements and fertility recommendations.
  5. design combinations of herbaceous plants for the garden and landscape.
  6. select recommended cultivars and varieties.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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