UCLA Extension

Gardening Specialization

The Gardening specialization is designed for beginning gardeners; individuals looking for fundamental gardening and plant care knowledge. The Specialization provides an introduction into the world of horticulture, focusing on irrigation, soils and hands-on growing and maintenance. This four-course specialization provides students with the foundation on which to properly grow and maintain plants.

Curriculum Chart

Introduction to Horticulture (4 units)
Introduction to Irrigation Practices (4 units)
Gardening Practices and Techniques (4 units) Introduction to Horticulture (4 units)



Soils and Plant Nutrition (4 units)

Specialization Cost

Application Fee: $50
Estimated course fees: $2,500
Estimated textbook and materials: $150
Estimated Total Cost : $2700

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Contact the program office at 310-825-9414