Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

HC 143 - Working in the Learning Garden II

Credit Hours: 3

This is a continuation course of HC 142, Working in the Learning Garden I. In this course, the student will continue to learn the fundamentals of gardening. Emphasis will be on garden to plate sustainability and food preservation. The learning garden will provide the skills needed to successfully plant, grow and maintain a productive garden.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • analyze square foot gardening, comparing the number of plants needed for the space provided;
  • distinguish between pre-started plants and seeds. Identify what plants are most effective to use;
  • demonstrate the understanding of composting and the critical role worms play in a successful garden;
  • demonstrate the knowledge of soil provisions, water, toners and plant foods necessary to continuously improve soil conditions;
  • develop an understanding of pollination and its necessary role to create the fruit and kill harmful bugs; and
  • develop menus based on seasonal crops grown.

SS (C)