1st Year – Floriculture and Green House Production
Floral Shop Care and Management
Indoor Plant Propagation and Care
All Aspects of Floral Design
Customer Service and Marketing
Green House Operations
Plant and Flower I.D.
2nd Year– Landscape Management
Tree and Shrub Identification
Lawn and Landscape Installation
Pesticide Serviceperson Training
Equipment Operation and Maintenance
Typical jobs to start your career:
Lawn Care Professional
Lawn and Landscape Maintenance
Green House Plant Propgator
Garden Center Sales Person
Residential Landscape Designer
Employers of students from this program:
Several students go on to open their own successful businesses as florists or Lawn Care/Landscape Professionals
College and Related Education:
Two- and four-year degrees in Horticulture are available from several local universities. Degrees may be obtained in Floriculture, Landscape Design, Turf Management, Research, Greenhouse Production and Education.
Horticulture is a diverse and broad-spectrum program that encompasses multiple aspects of the green industry. It will prepare you for many career opportunities with steadily increasing earning potential, limited only by your desire to achieve. A strong science background is helpful and students should enjoy working with people, be self-motivated and have a true love of plants.