2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AGS 156 - Organic Home Gardening


Description: Introduction to organic gardening in Yavapai County. Includes basic plant selection, soils, nutrients, and practices consistant with organic production for the home and small hobby farm.

Credits: 1
Lecture: 1
Course Content:
  1. Nutrients 
  2. Soils 
  3. Composting 
  4. Vermiculture 
  5. Plant selection 
  6. Water systems 
  7. Pest management 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Select appropriate crops. (5) 
  2. Design a production schedule. (1, 2, 5-7) 
  3. Identify pests common to Yavapai County. (7) 
  4. List appropriate soil conditioning products and techniques. (2-4) 
  5. Distinguish practices common to organic, compared to conventional, gardening. (1-5, 7) 
  6. Formulate a nutrient management plan. (1, 3-6)