LAND101C: Identification and Uses of Trees

Landscape Design
Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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Introduces evergreen and deciduous trees commonly found and used in the Northeast. Emphasis will be on identification, cultural requirements, and design applications in the landscape. Students will become proficient in identifying trees by recognizing distinctive features such as height, form, twig and bud characteristics, leaf shape, color, and flowers.

  • Properly develop a landscape plan.
  • Understand that trees are just one part of a total landscape design.
  • Understand a tree’s impact on a landscape can be very positive or can be a liability.
  • Understand the important use of trees in the landscape.