Healthy Turf, Plant Life, and Water Resource Management

Healthy Turf, Plant Life, and Water Resource Management

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Healthy Turf, Plant Life, and Water Resource Management 3.00
Learn how a healthy lawn increases your clients' property values, is kind to the environment, and is easier to maintain.
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  • Objective: This course will give licensees an overall knowledge of how to set up and maintain healthy lawns, flower gardens, and shrub gardens from an environmental and aesthetic aspect. The course focuses on environmental best practices to promote healthy neighborhoods, and the overall community. Licensees can use this knowledge to better help their seller clients with landscape curb appeal, and help buyer clients who are interested in creating an aesthetically pleasing and environmentally healthy green space.

  • Objective: This course will give licensees an overall knowledge of how to set up and maintain healthy lawns, flower gardens, and shrub gardens from an environmental and aesthetic aspect. The course focuses on environmental best practices to promote healthy neighborhoods, and the overall community. Licensees can use this knowledge to better help their seller clients with landscape curb appeal, and help buyer clients who are interested in creating an aesthetically pleasing and environmentally healthy green space.

    Section 1 - Soil Compaction
    Chapter 1: Basic Understanding of Soil
    Chapter 2: Causes and Impacts of Soil Compaction
    Chapter 3: Alleviating Soil Compaction

    Section 2: Increasing Soil Organic Matter
    Chapter 1: Soil Organic Matter
    Chapter 2: Causes and impacts of Poor Soil Organic Matter
    Chapter 3: Practices to Increase Soil Organic Matter

    Section 3: Establishment of a lawn
    Chapter 1: Seeding vs Sodding
    Chapter 2: Selection of Grass Seed or Sod Type

    Section 4: Cultural Lawn Care Practices
    Chapter 1: Mowing Cut Height
    Chapter 2: Mowing Frequency

    Section 5: Lawn irrigation
    Chapter 1: Necessity and impacts of lawn watering
    Chapter 2: Reducing lawn watering
    Chapter 3: Determining water needs
    Chapter 4: Calibrating a sprinkler system
    Chapter 5: Determining watering frequency and timing

    Section 6: Lawn Fertilization
    Chapter 1: Lawn Fertilizer Objectives
    Chapter 2: Selecting the Correct Fertilizer
    Chapter 3: Fertilizer Application Rate Guidelines
    Chapter 4: Fertilizer Application Practices
    Chapter 5: Optimal Timing of Fertilizer Applications
    Chapter 6: Water Quality Impact of Fertilizer Runoff

    Section 7: Herbicide Applications
    Chapter 1: The Need for Herbicide Applications on Lawn
    Chapter 2: Environmental Problems with Herbicide Applications
    Chapter 3: Selecting the Correct Herbicide
    Chapter 4: Timing of Herbicide Applications

    Section 8: Decreasing Turf Areas
    Chapter 1: The Problem with Grass
    Chapter 2: Flower Beds
    Chapter 3: Shrub Beds
    Chapter 4: Butterfly Gardens and Prairie Plantings
    Chapter 5 – Buffer Plantings
    Chapter 6 – Rain Gardens

  • Instructor: Jim Luger

    Jim Luger has been a real estate broker and instructor for over 35 years, and has taught thousands of real estate agents and brokers in classrooms and online. He is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).

    Jim opened a real estate brokerage in 1976, later adding a title insurance agency, and mortgage brokerage. He has also owned a property management company, and has held an insurance license. He has been a certified trainer for an international real estate franchisor, and has appeared on national television and radio programs as a real estate expert.

    You can contact Jim at Jim@ContinuingEdExpress.com.

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According to MN Statute 45.30 (c), “A Licensee must not receive credit for more than eight hours of continuing education in one day.” The date you receive credit for our courses is the date you complete the final exam, according to Central Standard Time. It is your responsibility to keep track of how many credits you have earned each day.

Continuing Ed Express will submit your MN real estate continuing education course completions to the Minnesota Dept. of Commerce through Pulse Portal. Please enter your correct MN real estate license number at the end of each course in order to avoid delays in reporting. Visit PulsePortal.com to review your CE course completion history. 

Visit the Minnesota Department of Commerce website for more information about continuing education requirements.


Need to get your real estate license? See MN Pre-License courses.


 

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