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Program Information 

Horticulture, Landscaping, & Nursery/Greenhouse Management

CTE FFAA two-year or three-year program that incorporates contemporary knowledge, skills, and trends found in the horticulture, landscaping, greenhouse, and nursery industries.

Students design and implement landscaping projects. They operate and manage on-site greenhouses and a 40 acre farm that are open to the public, gaining hands on experience in retail sales, merchandising, customer service, and shop management.

The curriculum includes commencement level math, science and English language arts. All students are given the opportunity to participate in a Supervised Agricultural Experiences, which exposes them to the operation of a business and specific job duties related to future careers.


Curriculum includes, but is not limited to:

  • Landscape design
  • Greenhouse crop production
  • Landscape installation and maintenance
  • Ornamental horticulture
  • Integrated pest management
  • Plant biology
  • Soil science
  • Hydroponics
  • Retail sales
  • Merchandising
  • Shop management

Certification & Endorsements:

  • Career and Technical Education Completer
  • Landscape Design and Plant Materials
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Landscape Management
  • Forestry Worker
  • Specialty Crops

Students completing the program successfully qualify to work in:

  • Greenhouse/nursery production
  • Retail garden centers
  • Landscaping
  • Forestry
  • Landscape Construction
  • Farm/orchard production

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