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JEDT 022 - Horticulture Assistant

The Horticulture Assistant course equips students with the knowledge and skills to cultivate plants including fruits and vegetables for personal use in various Community Gardens.


Hours: 180 (Lecture Hours: 45; Field Experience Hours: 135)


Total Weeks: 12





Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Fruit and vegetable knowledge
- Garden tools and equipment
- Garden plot preparation
- Plant care and propagation
- Weeding
- Watering
- Extraction of fruit and vegetables

- Prepare fruit and vegetables


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Demonstrate the knowledge of fruit and vegetable names
- Demonstrate the proper use of garden tools and equipment
- Prepare garden plot for planting
- Plant various fruit and vegetables
- Demonstrate weeding techniques
- Demonstrate watering techniques
- Extract fruit and vegetables

- Prepare fruit and vegetable for personal use, resale or donation to community organizations


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 10


Percentage of Group Work: 90


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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