Part of the Master Gardener Short Course Series

Designed For
Professionals and hobbyist gardeners interested in learning sustainable practices at their own pace.
Dates
Always available
Delivery
Online | Self-paced
Cost
$45
Length
4-6 hours
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197
 
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This series of short courses is excerpted from OSU’s Master Gardener online course, allowing you to study specific fundamentals of gardening. In Herbaceous Ornamental Plants, you will learn about different types of herbaceous ornamental plants (perennials, ferns, grasses and more), and how to use and care for them in a garden setting.

OSU’s Master Gardener Short Course Series includes:

 

Please note: Taking all self-paced courses will not allow you to receive a Certificate of Home Horticulture or become an OSU Master Gardener. These courses are entirely self-paced and are not taught by an instructor.

  • To define, and provide an example of, annuals, perennials, biennials, geophytes, grasses, ferns, and vines
  • To select suitable plants for a specific site by considering exposure, water zoning, color, size, hardiness zones
  • To identify different styles of planting and how they affect labor and water use
  • To describe how to prepare soil for planting herbaceous ornamentals
  • To give examples of good cultural management practices for herbaceous gardens, including watering, weeding, mulching, and fertilization
  • Signe Danler

    Signe Danler is a veteran Master Gardener and landscape designer with a Masters of Ag degree in Horticulture. With the OSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program, she uses her experience and training in gardening, urban forestry and ecological landscaping to communicate about and promote sustainable gardening and landscaping practices. 

    Email: signe.danler@oregonstate.edu 

  • Gail Langellotto

    Instructor Gail Langellotto

    Gail Langellotto works with the Oregon State University Master Gardener program, state and local agencies, nonprofits and other non-governmental organizations. She helps to develop a better research-based understanding of how to design and sustainably manage gardens and parks to maximize ecosystem services. Her OSU Extension Service and outreach efforts are focused on communicating research-backed management practices to home gardeners and commercial landscapers.

    Email: gail.langellotto@oregonstate.edu