PLANTS FOR INDOOR DECORATION

Course ID: POG-SE>PIDD
Course title: PLANTS FOR INDOOR DECORATION
Semester: 5 / Winter
ECTS: 2
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 30 hours
Field of study: Horticulture
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
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Short description: Light and climatic conditions of interiors, potted plants with decorative leaves and flowers, classification of plants, depending on their tolerance to exposure and habitat conditions. Principles of composition and aesthetics and trends in the interior design of the plants.
Full description: Light and climatic conditions in various types of private and public interiors, potted plants with decorative leaves and flowers, classification of plants for indoor decoration, depending on their tolerance to exposure and habitat conditions. Principles of composition and aesthetics and trends in the interior design of the plants, potted plant care.
Bibliography: Dole J.M., Wilkins H.F., 1999. Floriculture: principles and practices. Prentice Hall, New Jersey Lynn P.G.. 2006. Tropical foliage plants. A growers’s guide.Ball Publishing, Batavia.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge characterizes light and climatic conditions in different types of interiors (flats, offices, hotels, commercial premises), classifies potted plant species into basic groups of plants (vines, plants with decorative leaves, solitairs, flowering plants - seasonal and perennial), lists the rules for their use and display, determines their requirements and basic principles of cultivation, determines the ways of house plant O1 – W03 O1 – W06 Skills use potted plants according to their requirements, selects the optimal way of exposure depending on the light and thermal growing place in accordance with the principles of composition, style interiors and current trends, cares for and multiplies potted plants. O1 – U07 Social competences recognizes the importance of ornamental plants on quality of life and responsibility for the aesthetics and the state of the environment, is responsible for their own and team work, can work in a group, understands the need for further training and professional skills development and social change. O1 – K01 O1 – K05
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: grade obtained at classes (70%) + grade obtained at lectures (30%) credit Project preparation and passing individual and group work; discussion

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