HERBACEOUS PLANT MATERIALS

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Herbaceous Plant Materials
  • Course #: LNDC1202
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student a understanding of herbaceous plants. Areas of study include cultural needs of plants, pest problems, bloom period, and design qualities of plants in the landscape. Included in the plant study are annuals, perennials, ferns, and groundcovers.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Define basic horticultural terminology
Demonstrate use of botanical names
Demonstrate use of common names
Identify annual plants
Identify perennial plants
Identify ground covers
Access plant information from internet sites
Describe the maintenance of each plant
Identify insects
Identify plant disease
Identify plants through PowerPoint presentations
Describe the role of the plants in a landscape setting

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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