HRT 270 Sustainable Landscape Practices

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/25/13

Background in sustainable landscape features and practices, such as soil and water conservation; appropriate plant selections, use of fertilizers and pesticides with an emphasis on organic materials; reduced use of fossil fuels; infrastructure enhancements, such as green roofs and xeriscaping. Also, common landscape practices that have an adverse effect on the environment and solutions to these situations.

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

(course fee required)