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Landscape Design, Installation, and Management, 1st Edition

By: Christopher D. Hart and R. Lee Ivy
ISBN: 978-1-63563-670-3
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2020
Subject: Agriculture
Description
Featuring up-to-date coverage of today's landscape industry, Landscape Design, Installation, and Management engages students with practical information and a highly visual approach. The text methodically develops an understanding of Green Industry practices, safety, design principles, design processes, producing and selecting plants, the business side of landscaping, and landscape installation and maintenance.
  • To help guide students toward satisfying career choices, diverse Green Industry jobs are highlighted in the Career Connection feature throughout the text.
  • To help students learn by doing, the text and its support package provide hands-on activities and worksheets.
  • Special attention is given to the requirements of state and national landscape competitions and events, which motivate students and encourage teamwork.
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Text 672 978-1-63563-670-3 $130.00 In Work
Featuring up-to-date coverage of today's landscape industry, Landscape Design, Installation, and Management engages students with practical information and a highly visual approach. The text methodically develops an understanding of Green Industry practices, safety, design principles, design processes, producing and selecting plants, the business side of landscaping, and landscape installation and maintenance.
  • To help guide students toward satisfying career choices, diverse Green Industry jobs are highlighted in the Career Connection feature throughout the text.
  • To help students learn by doing, the text and its support package provide hands-on activities and worksheets.
  • Special attention is given to the requirements of state and national landscape competitions and events, which motivate students and encourage teamwork.
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The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this companion website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content.

Online Lab Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.
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Related Title(s)
Horticulture Today
Table of Contents
1. The Landscaping Industry
2. Career Readiness
3. Occupational Safety
4. Tools and Equipment
5. Site Evaluation and Plant Selection
6. Principles and Elements of Design
7. The Outdoor Room Concept
8. Plant Production
9. Plant Taxonomy and Physiology
10. Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
11. Turfgrass Selection
12. Turfgrass Installation and Management
13. Landscape Lighting and Water Features
14. Irrigation Design, Installation, and Maintenance
15. Hardscapes
16. Creating the Design
17. Starting a Business
18. Pricing Landscape Projects
19. Client Relationships
20. Landscape Installation
21. Landscape Management
22. Pest Management
About the Author(s)

Christopher D. Hart - teaches agriculture classes for Chatham County Schools in Bear Creek, North Carolina. Mr. Hart earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Agricultural Education degrees from North Carolina State University. He and his students are responsible for maintaining the school's arboretum and conservatory as well as producing plants in the school greenhouses. In addition to advising the Chatham Central FFA Chapter, Mr. Hart has coached top-placing nursery landscape and floriculture teams in National FFA Career Development Events. He is the author of the Lab Workbook that accompanies Horticulture Today (G-W). Mr. Hart is also a Certified Plant Professional and a Certified Pesticide Applicator.

R. Lee Ivy - is an award-winning senior lecturer in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU), where he teaches Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Construction, and Hands-On Horticulture, as well as other horticulture courses. In addition to teaching and advising, Mr. Ivy networks with Green Industry employers to foster job and internship opportunities for his students. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Science degree from NCSU. A practicing landscape designer, Mr. Ivy is also a Certified Pesticide Applicator and Plant Professional statewide and is Landscape Industry Certified nationally.