Horticulture: Goals

Introduction/Overview | Program Goals | Curriculum Requirements | Instructor | USDA Grant

Student development results

A student watering plantsA student completing the Horticulture program has learned four key aspects of the Horticulture Industry.

  • LANDSCAPE DESIGN — This includes training in the Earth friendly Xeriscaping (water-wise landscaping) field. This aspect of the Horticulture field integrates art and science to create a beautiful landscape with Earth friendly concepts in mind.
  • NURSERY MANAGEMENT — Every aspect of nursery production from seed to liner is explored.
  • INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT — The student learns various techniques in pest management with a focus on organic solutions.
  • PLANT PROPAGATION — The student performs hands on experimentation with various forms of plant propagation.