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# AGH 155 - Landscape Design II

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Course will include design of residential, commercial, public areas and annual and perennial flower beds. Use of landscape construction materials in design and materials and labor estimates will be developed.
Prerequisite: AGH 154 , AGH 159 , AGH 123 .
Corequisite: AGH 120
Competencies
1. Design an annual flower bed for a public or commercial property
2. Explain the difference between by symmetrical and asymmetrical flower bed design
3. Discriminate between a flower bed and a flower border
4. Calculate correct planting spaces for annuals in a flower bed
5. Utilize mathematics to determine planting area
6. Select charts and tables to determine planting distances
7. Describe the design principles utilized in developing a perennial bed
8. Develop a two-point perspective sketch of a house with suggested plants
1. Sketch shrubs and trees
2. Draw the front and side of a house
3. Select plants of appropriate size, shape, and texture in the landscape
9. Classify various uses of plants in the landscape for energy conservation
10. Explain the key features used in xeriscaping
11. Design a landscape design for a residential or commercial site, including plant material and construction features with a plant material list and estimate of cost
12. Identify the different types of park systems
13. Describe the principles of golf course layout and design
14. Discuss the landscape decisions to be considered in commercial and multi-dwelling properties
15. Explain different parking systems for commercial and public parking
16. Select the number of parking places required for different usage
17. Describe principles of golf course layout and design