Outline: FWS134


FABULOUS GARDEN CONTAINERS

Prerequisites

None

Topic Outline


WEEK
TOPIC
1
The use of soils and fertilizers for container gardening, proper watering techniques and pest control is discussed.  The instructor demonstrates how to create a container garden suitable for a sunny location. Students create a sunny garden container.
2
Students learn about perennials and annuals suitable for a shady location.  The instructor demonstrates how to create a garden container for a shady location.  Students create a shady garden container.
3
How to create a container garden for a sunny location using both perennials and annuals is discussed. The teacher demonstrates how to create a container for a sunny location and the students create a container for a sunny location perennials and annuals.
4

Students learn about perennials and annuals suitable for an area that receives both sun and shade.  The instructor demonstrates the creation of a container suitable for this type of location and the students create a container for both sun and shade.

Supplies

Students should bring a pencil, pen, notebook, garden gloves and car liner or garbage bags to protect the inside of their car when transporting container home.

     
Approved by _________________
                    Susan Horne, Chair 
                    Applied Arts


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Last Updated:   Summer 2007