Prerequisite: Plant Production
This course provides students an opportunity to prepare and implement landscape designs based on a broad range of settings. Students will prepare designs including site analysis, collecting and using various field measurements, preliminary and final plans, and preparing cost estimates. Students will apply the principles of design, use drafting tools and techniques, and prepare various types of design views to present finished landscape designs. Students will select proper plants, planting techniques and install hardscapes and softscapes within the landscape design. Students will install and maintain lawns, identify harmful weeds, insects, and diseases. Students will maintain a landscape by applying techniques for mulching, watering, pruning, and pest control.