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    May 18, 2024  
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HORT 283 - Groundcovers



1.0 Credits
Viable alternatives to turf as well as plantings beneath shrubs and trees; consideration given to difficult sites where turf is not an option. A field trip is integral to this class. Be prepared to arrive and depart on your own.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe and identify sites where groundcovers would be viable alternatives to turf.
  2. Identify a variety of groundcover plants appropriate for Pacific Northwest gardens and their cultural needs.
  3. Calculate the number of plants needed for specific sites.



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