- Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
- Course: Nursery Operations
- Course #: LNDC1231
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThis course explores the aspects of how a production nursery operates including growing, cultural practices, harvesting, and shipping. Field tries will allow the student opportunities to implement lecture information.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate knowledge of the history of the nursery business in the United States/Minnesota
Demonstrate knowledge of field grown plant systems
Demonstrate knowledge of container grown plant systems
Demonstrate knowledge of machine harvesting nursery plants
Demonstrate knowledge of care and handling methods of nursery stock
Identify grading and sizing standards for United States nursery crops
- Lecture: 2
MnTC Goal: 0
- Campus: Brooklyn Park
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