This course is intended to assist design professionals with understanding, selecting, planting and maintaining various types of trees and plants in the developed landscape. The course provides detailed information on plant biology, functions, features, design considerations and more that will be useful to design professionals in developing their sites.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcome 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the anatomy, biology, physiology, growth and lifecycle of various types of plants.
Learning Outcome 2:
Learners will be able to identify and understand the functions, features, types, design considerations, planting practices, and maintenance of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals for site design.
Learning Outcome 3:
Learners will be able to engage in site planning for healthy and attractive ecosystems by setting site design goals, achieve the goals with plant selection, placement, and planting, and analyze short-term and long-term results.
Learning Outcome 4:
Learners will be able to choose the best trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals depending on the site, based on their characteristics, performance, and functions.
Michael Liptak & Katherine Holmok
HalfMoon Education Inc.