NURSERY OPERATIONS

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Nursery Operations
  • Course #: LNDC1231
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course explores the aspects of how a production nursery operates including growing, cultural practices, harvesting, and shipping. Field tries will allow the student opportunities to implement lecture information.

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:
Demonstrate knowledge of the history of the nursery business in the United States/Minnesota
Demonstrate knowledge of field grown plant systems
Demonstrate knowledge of container grown plant systems
Demonstrate knowledge of machine harvesting nursery plants
Demonstrate knowledge of care and handling methods of nursery stock
Identify grading and sizing standards for United States nursery crops

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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