An organic approach to plant production, pest management, soil fertility, and plant health. Emphasis on sustainability, xeriscaping and landscaping using native plants as well as creating wildlife landscapes. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply sustainable horticulture techniques and principles
  • Explain the benefits of biodiversity in the garden
  • Identify various Texas hardy plants
  • Create living soils by identifying and cultivating microbial activity
  • Design wildscapes to attract desired wildlife

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3