HRT 509 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: HRT 509

COURSE TITLE: Landscape Horticulture

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: O.M. Olosunde., M.Agric, B.Agric.

Email: olosundeom@unaab.edu.ng

Office Location: Room 141, COLPLANT

Other Lecturers: Professor J.G Bodunde, Dr. O.O. Olubode

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

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.  Institutional, private property, industrial, parks and gardens, roundabout and recreational areas, Landscaping: gardens, sporting arena, stadia etc. Design principles, design practice, basic styles, preparing landscape plan, Landscape construction, Hard landscaping, soft landscape, Contract and contractual agreements.

Practical: Identification of tropical ornamental plants. Visit to places of interest, Plan reading and translation. Drawing and design production, design (Private,/residential, institutional and industrial Field work-contour development. Topographic map production. How to prepare contract document.

HRT 509 Lecture Note

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