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HORT 344
Sustainable Landscape Design
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
This course is designed to provide the student with increased knowledge and understanding in the area of Sustainable Landscape Design. This course will examine the fundamental principles of sustainability, and how the principles can be utilized to guide the designer in the development of ornamental landscapes. An emphasis will be placed on the relationships between environmental conditions, soils, water, plant materials, and construction materials and how these relationships guide the landscape development process. Additional topics will include construction material selection, plant material selection, soil preparation, sustainable landscape maintenance, and pest management for sustainable landscapes.