Gardening Study

Gardening Study School Objectives


-Stimulate interest in the growth of plant materials to their peak of perfection.

-Give the student and understanding of how and why a plant grows

-Teach soil structure and methods for making the soil more productive

-Provide an understanding of plants’ reactions to certain weather conditions and how to modify these conditions to encourage

  optimum growth

-Illustrate methods of rapid propagation

-Offer plant identification instruction

-Explore growing techniques for garden plants, vegetables, fruits, houseplants, trees, shrubs, and specialized styles of gardening

-Develop a respect for and appreciation of plants and their roles in our lives and activities


What does this class give me?


– Gain in-depth knowledge about basic botany, soils, growing annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables,

   lawns, pests and diseases of plants, plant classification, pruning and selected topics of local interest.

-Increase your gardening skills

-Become an accomplished horticulturalist

-Understand why you have been doing what you have been doing


April 3-4-5, 2013
Agricultural Technical Ins