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ERIC Number: ED017675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 78
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LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME, TEACHER'S GUIDE.
HEDGES, LOWELL E.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE IS TO ASSIST THE VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHER TO DEVELOP A UNIT IN THE RELATIVELY SPECIALIZED FIELD OF HOME LANDSCAPING. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY A TEACHER IN CONSULTATION WITH HORTICULTURISTS AND TESTED IN THE CLASSROOM BEFORE PUBLICATION. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE UNIT ARE TO DEVELOP STUDENT ABILITY TO (1) UNDERSTAND THE NEED FOR HOME LANDSCAPING, (2) UNDERSTAND BASIC ARCHITECTURAL PRINCIPLES IN LANDSCAPING, (3) UNDERSTAND THE APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES IN DEVELOPING HOME GROUND AREAS, (4) UNDERSTAND THE BASIS FOR SELECTING PLANT MATERIALS, (5) PROPERLY PLANT, FERTILIZE, AND PRUNE TREES AND SHRUBS, AND (6) DEVELOP A MASTER LANDSCAPE DESIGN. THE FOCUS OF THE UNIT IS UPON HOME IMPROVEMENT IN THE NORTHEASTERN AND MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES. THE UNIT WOULD REQUIRE 30 HOURS FOR NINTH AND 10TH GRADE STUDENTS IN PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE CLASSES. NURSERY CATALOGS, SLIDES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGN, FIELD TRIPS, AND PLANT MATERIALS ARE RECOMMENDED TO SUPPLEMENT THE UNIT. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.00 FROM OHIO VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS SERVICE, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 2120 FYFFE ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43210. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Vocational Agriculture Service.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
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