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Soil Management, Section B


Soil Management
Class: Soil Management. Photo by Blanca Begert.

The planning that goes into creating a beautiful garden is wasted if the soil is poor. Learn about soil structure, fertility, and water availability to understand what happens underground. Through lectures, discussions, and labs, learn to improve the soil with amendments and other techniques. Students receive a copy of the BBG handbook Healthy Soils for Sustainable Gardens and should be prepared to dive into the science of soils.

This course is one of eight required for the Certificate in Horticulture—a program is designed for people who plan to pursue a career in the horticulture industry and for highly motivated home gardeners who want an in-depth understanding of plants and gardening. For more information, please visit the Certificate in Horticulture webpage.

Category:HORT
Dates:April 2 - May 7, 2019 Check for other dates
Meets:Tu from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:Administration Building Classroom 123
Instructor:Anna Paltseva
Member Fee:$ 327.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 360.00
Materials Charge:$ 15.00
Notes:6 Tuesdays: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7.
You must bring your printed confirmation to the Garden for admittance to each class session. Report to the security desk at the 1000 Washington Avenue entrance, and you will be directed to your classroom. Show your confirmation for free admission to the Garden before each class. For drivers, the parking lot is located at 900 Washington Avenue. Allow 5 to 10 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the Education building.

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