PROFESSIONAL GARDENING

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Professional Gardening
  • Course #: LNDC2261
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare the student to professionally design, install and maintain various garden types and containers in the community and private/commercial sectors. Some of the hands-on skills taught include site preparation, plant selection, pest/weed identification, pruning, tool identification, and pollinator activity in the garden.

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 garden types
Demonstrate garden maintenance
Demonstrate knowledge of garden soil
Identify garden tools
Demonstrate knowledge of herbaceous perennials
Demonstrate garden propagation
Demonstrate use of garden design
Identify garden pests

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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