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The enjoyment of a beautiful landscape is one of the great pleasures of home ownership. However, actually realizing your landscaping visions can be stressful Frequently you have a bare dirt and poor grass yard or an all grass yard and you just don't know where to start. This online course can help. Landscaping 101 will not only teach you the basics of the science of landscaping, it will show you how to apply your own creativity to transform your yard into a work of art.
This starter course is ideal for anyone -- whether you just want to improve one corner of the yard, or you want to add some flowerbeds or a tree or shrub here and there, or you're starting from scratch with a bare lot and need to learn how to start, plan, and finish an entire landscape.
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Lesson 1: Introduction and the Importance of DirtA good landscape will provide recreation, privacy, and pleasure to its owners. This lesson will discuss the tools and planning needed to create your landscape.
Lesson 2: Assessing Your Landscaping NeedsThe process of assessing your landscaping needs and finding the best solutions is essential to creating an effective landscape.
Lesson 3: Mistakes and PlanningThis lesson addresses how to avoid problems and mistakes while planning your landscape.
Lesson 4: Starting and a Three-Year PlanIn this lesson, we will discuss how to get started and a basic three-year plan for developing your landscape.
Lesson 5: Planning SpecificsThis lesson shows you how to draw up a base plan and landscape plan.
Lesson 6: Estimating the CostsIn this lesson, you will receive a general idea about how much plants, decorative designs, and soil will cost.
Lesson 7: Design for Outdoor LivingThis lesson discusses some ways to dress and light up your outdoor living space.
Lesson 8: Outdoor RoomsThis lesson discusses porches and hideaways.
Lesson 9: How to Select the Right Plants and ThingsThis lesson will discuss how to choose the right garden ornaments.
Lesson 10: Soil and Other PreparationsThis lesson explains the properties of soil, including pH balance and acidity levels.
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Course Title: Landscaping 101
Course Number: 7550027
Languages: English - United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and other English speaking countries
Course Type: How To
CEU Value: 0.9 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Course URL: landscaping.onlineclasses.com
Instructor: Cathleen Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Requirements: View Technical Requirements
Course Fee: $35.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $60.00
Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the importance of dirt.
- Assess your landscaping needs.
- Create a 3 year plan.
- Define planning specifics.
- Estimate the costs.
- Create design styles for outdoor living.
- Describe outdoor rooms.
- Describe ways to select the right plants, trees, and shrubs, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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