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Course title Greenery I
Course code Arhi2062
Credit points 2
ECTS creditpoints 3
Total Hours in Course 32
Number of hours for lectures 16
Number of hours for laboratory classes 16
Date of course confirmation 08/03/2017
Responsible Unit Department of Landscape Architecture and Planning
 
Course developers
Mg. paed., vieslekt. Antra Bērziņa

Prior knowledge
Arhi1036, Landscape Studies
Course abstract
Importance of landscaping in ecosystem. Structure of landscaping: natural and artificially created elements of landscaping. Landscaping in country, villages, cities and industrial centers. Students acquire knowledge in use of ornamental plants in landscape, morphological, biological and economical reasons of ornamental plant use in landscape design. Annual plants and perrenial plants, their ecological requirements and use in greenery design and planning.
Learning outcomes and their assessment
•Knowledge about tree assortment, and business, economic, and aesthetic value. Skills practically analyse and evaluate tree phenotypic properties, evaluate aesthetic value and identify – 1.control work.
•Knowledge about summer flower assortment, and business, economic, and aesthetic value. Skills practically analyse and evaluate summer flower phenotypic properties, evaluate aesthetic value and identify – 2.control work. •Competence evaluate and defend ornamental plant interaction with surrounding space, argue about plant suitability for precise ecologic circumstances, if needed defend plant species change with more suitable – test.
Course plan
1.Introduction – greenery role in urban and countryside environment. Decorative greenery division – trees, vascular and flowers. Suitable assortment for Latvia.
2.Basis and guidelines for greenery planning. Greenery guide-book, greenery catalogues and use of tem.
3.Greenery inclusion in existing landscape, basis of ecological compatibility. Basis of planning of planting beds.
4.Tree planting use in greenery. Plant material sizes for trees.
5.Conifers assortment (A-L).
6.Conifers assortment (M-T).
7.Deciduous assortment (A-E).
8.Deciduous assortment (F-Q).
9.Deciduous assortment (R-W). Climbing plants assortment.
10.1. control work: tree species identification (Latin and Latvian name) by herbarium.
11.Annual and two year flower assortment (A-K).
12.Annual and two year flower assortment (L-Z).
13.2. control work: Annual and two year flower identification (Latin and Latvian name) by herbarium.
14.Annual and two year flower detailed planting plan development.
15.Most important decorative plant pests and illnesses, and containment measures. 16.Test: tree and annual, two year flower characterization, ecological demands, division by use and phenotypic properties, evaluate suitability for precise ecological circumstances.
Requirements for awarding credit points
Written test with evaluation. Class visiting should be at least 75%. Assessment works have to be done in time. Positively evaluated control works. Works, that are handed in later (if there is no justified reason), evaluation is lowered by one mark. Accumulative evaluation is defined by lecturer.
Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work
1. control work. Tree assortment table – plant list development, by taking into account ecological and phenotypic properties.
2. control work. Annual, two year flower assortment table – plant list development, by taking into account use type and phenotypic properties. Test. Planting detailed plan development.
Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes
Study course evaluation depends on test evaluation and control work cumulative evaluation. Students, who are handed in works in time, and got evaluation not less than 5 balls, can get accumulative test evaluation, that is average evaluation.
Compulsory reading
1. Mauriņš A., Zvirgzds A. Dendroloģija. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2006. 452 lpp.
2. Orehovs A. Dekoratīvo ziemciešu lietišķā ekoloģija. Rīga: Jumava, 2013. 208 lpp.
3. Kaškure A. Koki un krūmi Latvijas dārzam. Rīga: Jumava, 2012. 128 lpp. 4. Balode A. Puķkopība. Dārza puķes. Rīga: Burtene, 2016. 352 lpp.
Further reading
1. Neilande A. Apstādījumu veidotāju ceļvedis Latvijas stādaudzētavu sortimentā. Izdevējs SIA „Labie koki” sadarbībā ar SAB (periodiski izdevumi), 274. lpp.
2. Palmšēna I. Koki un krūmi: dārzkopja enciklopēdija. Rīga: Jumava, 2006. 237 lpp. 3. Lasis А. No zāliena līdz daiļdārzam. Rīga: Jumava, 2012. 112 lpp.3. Lasis А. No zāliena līdz daiļdārzam. Rīga: Jumava, 2012. 112 lpp.
Periodicals and other sources
1. Dārza Pasaule. Rīga: Aģentūra Agro apgāds. ISSN 1407-5172
2. Lauku Avīze (ISSN 1407-4338). 3. Dārzs un Drava: dārzkopības un biškopības žurnāls. Rīga: Dārzs un Drava. ISSN 0132-6457.