This course explores common perennial and annual plants that can be used in a permaculture garden setting. The focus is on edible and medicinal species and their cultural requirements. Topics include an introduction to plant physiology, anatomy, and morphology. Plant identification is practiced in the field and in the classroom. This course includes site specific planning, propagation, maintenance and harvesting techniques. Fruit and nut tree care, pruning, and pest management are also covered.
Prerequisites: – – Credits: 8.5 Hours: 126