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TURF 221
Landscape Maintenance and Construction


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Maintenance and construction of landscapes that include turf, flowers, shrubs, trees, fencing, and hard surfaces.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • List the steps used to determine cost itemization.
  • Describe the differences between as builds and original design drawings.
  • Lay sod and demonstrate knowledge of sod laying principles.
  • Summarize the various aspects of landscape design.
  • Describe the steps used in seed bed preparation.
  • Describe the steps used in fence construction.
  • Explain different construction methods used for decks, patios and walkways.
  • Demonstrate tree pruning and tree removal principles and the ability to prune.
  • Describe the different aspects of shrub selection and planting.
  • Describe the use of edging materials.

  • Course Topics
  • Preparation and installation of a planting bed
  • Sod placement and repair
  • Tree pruning
  • Shrub care
  • Fencing installation and repair
  • Concrete construction
  • Snow removal, sprinkler repair, mowing patterns and water features
  • Costing and estimating

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TURF 221
    Spring 2013
    5047
    William Griffith
    TURF 221
    Fall 2012
    1219
    William Griffith
    TURF 221
    Fall 2012
    5047
    William Griffith
    TURF 221
    Spring 2012
    5047
    William Griffith
    TURF 221
    Fall 2011
    1392
    William Griffith


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.