Landscape Maintenance (Annuals and Perennials) OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Landscaping Maintenance Course by USU

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Discover the kinds of annuals and perennials and how to use them in this free OpenCourseWare offered by Utah State University (USU). 'Landscape Maintenance: Annuals and Perennials' provides an overview of why annuals and perennials are used and what they do for the landscape. This course has no prerequisites and is ideal for those studying Landscape Management.

Annuals and Perennials: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
No Yes No

Annuals and Perennials: Course Description

Learn how to use annuals and perennials to add color and texture to a landscape. This course offered through the Utah State University's School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Logan, UT, discusses the differences between annuals and perennials and the advantages of each. Students learn how to use annuals to add brightness, color and texture to a landscape as an element of design. The use of perennials for ground cover, color and diversity is also included in the course. Students learn which are easiest to care for, how to prepare them and how to use them in design. USU Professor Roger Kjelgren teaches students how to use the different types of annuals and perennials to enhance a landscape.

This course includes a video lecture and other resources, which are available for free online. To learn more, visit the Annuals and Perennials course page.