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Principles of Ornamental Planting Design (HS 416)

3 credits (2-4-0) Fall, Spring

Preq: HS 400; LAR 400

Study and practice of plant selection process for ornamental planting design. Plant form, line, texture, color and scale are related to design principles. Plant cultural requirements and characteristics associated with site microclimates and conditions to promote environmentally sensitive and healthy landscapes. Hands-on experience. Two mandatory Saturday field trips.