General Class SyllabUS 

​IN ADDITION TO THE SPECIFIC TOPIC, THE CLASS ALSO WILL INCLUDE

  • Identification (including local flora, both weeds and species with ornamental potential)

  • Taxonomy (emphasizing important plant families--useful, but ignored and unknown by most gardeners)

  • Basic Botany (physiology, morphology, anatomy, reproductive strategies)

  • Reading the Landscape, Site Assessment and Planning

  • Design

  • Choosing Plants (edibles and ornamentals, woody and herbaceous, wildlife attraction)

  • Cultivation Practices (bed prep, amendments, weeding, pruning, etc.)

  • Composting and Mulching

  • Dealing with and Preventing Problems (especially siting, “mature size,” invasive species, diseases, disorders, etc.)

  • Resources

The class will be tailored to the needs and wants of the participants

 

Includes a 25% discount for his book (class textbook)