Jim Faust, Ph.D
Poole Ag. Cener
HORT 304 will focus on ornamental herbaceous plant species including identification,
cultural requirements, landscape use and performance.
Objectives and Policies
At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Identify 200+ herbaceous plants grown in the southeastern
States by genus,
species, family and common name.
2. Discuss the cultural requirements, landscape uses and landscape
performance of all of the herbaceous plants of commercial
3. Design, install and maintain herbaceous plants in the landscape.
4. Understand the herbaceous plant distribution chain.
Herbaceous Perennial Plants. Allan Armitage. Varsity Press
Taylorís Guide to Annuals. Norman Taylor. Houghton Mifflin Co.
Dictionary of Plant Names. Allen J. Coombes. Timber Press.
Attendance and Class Policy:
Punctual attendance and participation are expected for all class meetings.
Students are expected to maintain the appearance of the lab.
Grading Policy: (All
exams and tests are cumulative!)
|Field Trip Impact Paper
|Term Project Design
|Term Project Installation
B=80 to 89.9%
C=70 to 79.9%
D=60 to 69.9%
(Grades will not be placed on a curve.)
The university policy on academic dishonesty is outlined in the student handbook.
Please read this section and know that academic dishonesty will result in an
"F" in this course.
Students will receive extra credit, if you can learn the names of all of your
classmates before me. At the beginning of each class, students will
have the opportunity to demonstrate that you can name each of your colleagues.
Each student will have only one chance at this opportunity.