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Class Schedule

Consult the current schedule of classes for information about when these courses are offered.

TUN_9098Welcome to the MPC Ornamental Horticulture webpage!

The Ornamental Horticulture program at MPC prepares students for employment in the many businesses that provide plant products and services for indoor and outdoor use. It also offers continuing education courses for current employees in the field of ornamental horticulture or home gardeners.

Degrees & Certificates

Ornamental Horticulture Courses

  • ORNH 51 Introduction To Ornamental Horticulture I
  • ORNH 52 Introduction To Ornamental Horticulture II
  • ORNH 55 Trees
  • ORNH 61 Plant Identification: Shrubs, Vines, Ground Cover
  • ORNH 62 Plant Identification: Trees, Annuals, Perennials
  • ORNH 63 Plant Propagation
  • ORNH 64 Growing and Using California Native Plants
  • ORNH 65 Basic Landscape Design
  • ORNH 66 Intermediate Landscape Design
  • ORNH 70 Irrigation Design and Water Economy
  • ORNH 72 Landscape Construction
  • ORNH 78 Insect Pest Management
  • ORNH 202 Beginning Pruning
  • ORNH 210 Current Topics in Horticulture
  • ORNH 425 Successful Gardening Techniques 

Registration Information:

Consult the current schedule of classes for information about when these courses are offered.

Students register for classes online through WebReg. If you need assistance please feel free to contact Admissions & Records or review our WebReg Procedures.

Questions about registering and selecting courses? Click here to contact the Ornamental Horticulture Department

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