Where Horticulture Meets Ecology
- Concerned about where you food comes from?
- Interested in preserving the natural environment and creating a more sustainable food chain?
- Learn how plants work, communicate, and support the environment
Your gateway courses:
LNTP 105 Intro. to Sustainable Landscaping (2 semester hours)
Gain a broad overview of trends within the Green industry, including techniques and approaches for maintaining and improving soil, health, composting, and managing stormwater, as well as provide a basic understanding of growth and nutrition to ensure environmental sustainability. Students will learn about national, state and local guidelines promoting sustainability in landscape design and management.
LNTP 254 Plant Materials II- 3 semester hours
Learn how to identify and properly use native and non-native evergreen and deciduous tress, shrubs, wines, and groundcovers in a broad range of landscape situations. Plant characteristics, such as seasonal interest and habit, are stressed so that appropriate plant selections can be made for any landscape situation.
Monday 1:00-4:30 Pm (CRN 32815, CRN 32816 Lab)
-Class meets at Agricultural History Farm Park located at 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD, 20855
-class meets at Germantown campus
For further information about the program and other courses that are offered this semester, contact:
Stephen Dubik (240) 567-7803 firstname.lastname@example.org
-in-county tuition rates available for Business/Industry employees
-web registration: www.montgomerycollege.edu