STANDARDS-ALIGNED COURSE

Landscape Design, Construction & Maintenance

ABOUT THE COURSE

In the Landscape Design, Construction & Maintenance course, students will gain a solid understanding of landscape design, as well as management techniques and practices. In addition, key topics are covered, including landscaping tools, design, maintenance, plant selection and more.

ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 31
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 169
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 59

SAMPLE LESSON | Fertilizers & the Environment

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Field Trip: Dig It! The Secrets of Soil    
  • Soils of the United States: Southern Region
  • Landscape Site Analysis            
  • Landscape Design: Design Process      
  • Plant Selection    
  • Landscape Design: Introduction
  • Landscaping Styles        
  • Landscape Maintenance Management
  • Estimating For Landscape Maintenance
  • Landscape Tools: Use & Safety
  • Power Blower     
  • Power Shears     
  • String Trimmer  
  • Rotary Edger/Trimmer
  • 21-Inch Rotary Mower  
  • Pruning Informal & Formal Hedges     
  • Pruning Roses    
  • Introduction to Irrigation          
  • Irrigating the Land        
  • Landscape Irrigation Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Growing Media for Landscape Plants  
  • Planting Herbaceous Plants & Ground Covers
  • Planting Trees & Shrubs           
  • Elements of Pruning      
  • Advanced Pruning         
  • Plant Nutrition   
  • Fertilizers & Soil Amendments
  • Fertilizers & the Environment  
  • Pesticide Safety: Minimal Risk To The Applicator
  • Pesticide Safety in the Landscape        
  • Professional Turf Management