Home Gardening

Course Overview

Course Code: HORT-215

Department: Horticulture Technician

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

The methods and practices of successful commercial and home vegetable production will be presented. Crop requirements, growth patterns and production techniques to maximize yield and quality of vegetables are emphasized along with discussion of consumption/marketing patterns and U.S. and Illinois production areas. Each member of the class will also develop a vegetable garden with different crops suitable for fall production and participate in vegetable crop production activities. The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the basic practices required to successfully produce a wide variety of vegetables.

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2023

Section Name: HORT-215-HY01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 24

Faculty Name: To be Announced

Min Credits: 3.00


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