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Plant Knowledge - Native Plants (Royal Roads University)


This course provides an overview of plant and ecosystem relationships, through a brief review of ecosystem ecology, botany and plant physiology as it relates to choosing and planting a variety of native plants. The plant identification component emphasizes native landscape plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, deciduous and evergreen trees which are commonly used in the ornamental landscape for the temperate and colder northern hemisphere.

This course partially satisfies the certificate requirements for the Sustainable Landscape Design program at Humber College and the Diploma in Organic Land Care program at Gaia College. Continuing Education Credits can also be earned to maintain industry certifications (ISA, CNLA, BCSLA, SOUL).

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