Successful students will earn a Trek Badge and understand tree selection and planting:
- For a given home landscape situation, discuss Right Plant, Right Place considerations for tree placement
- For a given home landscape situation, discuss Right Plant, Right Place considerations for tree selection
- Describe steps to tree planting for rapid root establishment
- Describe post planting tree care
Students receive access to the course for six-months from the time of registration to complete the course. The time frames listed on the courses are recommended times of completion.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.
Textbooks and Materials
- The Science of Gardening
Not available at the CSU Bookstore
Alison Stoven O'Connor
Alison Stoven O'Connor is the Colorado State University Extension horticulture agent in Larimer County and instructor in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. She's been with Extension for eight years. Alison coordinates the Larimer County Master Gardener program and assists homeowners and industry with horticultural questions. She attended Iowa State University and The Ohio State University, majoring in horticulture, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Colorado State University.