Landscaping and Turf Management

Landscaping and Turf Management I

8666 10-11-12 2 Credit's 05-06

Opportunities abound in landscaping and turf management. Content area covers how plants grow; hand and power tools; installation of trees, shrubs, bedding plants, and ground covers; turfgrass; site analysis and evaluation; plant identification and selection; design elements and cost estimates. Students examine science as both content and process. Practical experiences outside the classroom will be offered. Many activities support agriscience-oriented SAE programs and FFA activities. FFA will be an integral part of the course, offering the opportunity to be involved in leadership activities and to receive recognition for accomplishments made pertaining to classroom and SAE achievements. Two period class.

Prerequisite: Any one of the following; Biology, Natural Resource Management,

Greenhouse Operation and Management, or Ag Science II

Landscaping and Turf Management II

8667 10-11-12 2 Credit's 05-06

This class covers the establishment and maintenance practices used by successful turfgrass managers. It also deals with the relevant scientific theory and practical management skills. The turfgrass industry in the United States and Canada is a multibillion dollar a year business. It is the fastest growing segment of the horticulture industry. Practical experiences outside the classroom will be offered. Many activities support agriscience-oriented SAE programs and FFA activities. FFA will be an integral part of the course, offering the opportunity to be involved in leadership activities and to receive recognition for accomplishments made pertaining to classroom and SAE achievements. Two period class.

Prerequisite: Landscape and Turf Management I and the prerequisites for that class

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