COURSE CODE: HRT 202
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPING
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: 2 Hours / Week
Course Coordinator: OLUBODE, O.O., B.Sc. Agric, M. Sc. Agric., PhD
Office Location: Room 212, COLPLANT Building
Other Lecturers: OLOSUNDE, O.M. B. Agric., M. Agric.
Definition of landscaping, Natural versus man-made landscape, Scope and historical sketches of landscaping, Needs for landscaping: to enhance property beauty and value; to provide screening effect etc. Types of landscaping: Institutional, private property, industrial, parks and recreational area landscaping. Elements of landscaping: colour, texture, form, etc. Principles of landscape design, selection criteria for plants and paving. Review of soft and hard landscaping.
Practical: Identification of tropical and subtropical ornamental plants. Visit to places of interest, Plan reading and translation.
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