Amenity Plant Appraisal Workshop
This seven-hour course demonstrates the economic, environmental and societal benefits of amenity plants and how they can be valued and used as aesthetically and/or as functional design tools. To properly appraise and utilize amenity plants, the course provides an in-depth discussion on relevant characteristics of plants, their value, desired conditions, suitability, and functional benefits.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcome 1:
Learners will be able to determine the value of amenity plants by considering their functional and aesthetic uses, as well as the client and intended users.
Learning Outcome 2:
Learners will be able to identify relevant characteristics of plants that facilitate landscaping or functional uses, such as plant anatomy, plant conditions, site conditions and relevant data.
Learning Outcome 3:
Learners will be able to utilize field and researched data collections to analyze the desired conditions and suitability of plants, such as the appropriate climate, soil, and size-to-space ratio.
Learning Outcome 4:
Learners will be able to identify the functional and aesthetic benefits of trees and plants, including landscape design factors and ancillary features.
Learning Outcome 5:
Learners will be able to identify plant features and characteristics that may limit value such as excess growth.
HalfMoon Education Inc.
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