Plant Care and Maintenance


Obtain basic principles for plant nutrition and propagation and also learn to identify and control pests among your plants and landscape.



Plant Pests
The purpose of this section is to introduce the basic principles which apply to the recognition of pests that affect landscape plants.

Pest Controls
Pest Controls

Soils and Growing Media
Soils And Growing Media 

Plant Nutrition
A nursery professional is in a primary position to guide consumers toward buying the appropriate product and applying the appropriate amounts to achieve the best results. 

Weed Identification and Control
This lesson provides an overview of the characteristics and growth habits of plants we normally call weeds, ways of identifying the weed, and methods of control.


Disease Identification and Control
This lesson is primarily centered on pathogenic diseases and their causes. 

Plant Propagation
This chapter discusses the processes of sexual reproduction (germination, factors affecting germination, care following germination) and vegetative reproduction including cuttings, grafting, and propagation by spores.

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