Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Dec 11, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LNTP 258 - Landscape Management

(G only)

Landscape management skills in site preparation and modification for landscape planting. Handling of balled and burlapped plant stock and container nursery stock in the transplanting process. Evaluating the soils of planting sites. Study of fertility practices, drainage problems, use and limitations of soil amendments, methods for selecting healthy plant material, pruning techniques, mulch materials, and chemical and nonchemical methods of weed control. Understanding the job estimating process. Assessment Level(s): AELR 930 /READ 099 . Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly LN 118.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain the basic morphology and anatomy of a woody plant.
  • Describe the major types of pruning and training used on plant material.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the of basics of soil science.
  • Identify common site problems and know how to correct them.
  • Select an appropriate fertilizer analysis and proper amount based on soiling testing results.
  • Develop a step by step procedure or procedures for installing and maintaining plant materials.
  • Identify the types of amendments and mulches.
  • Identify 25 common weeds found in the landscape.

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