Landscape Design & ConstructionCourse Description:
The Landscape Design & Construction Program offers hands on learning and will prepare students in all phases of landscape/hardscape design and installation, horticulture, nursery operations, and turf management. With an emphasis on residential home installation, students will learn the proper use of hand and power tools, skid loaders, construction materials, measuring and estimating, blueprint and plan reading, and jobsite safety.
The curriculum is designed around standards established by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association. Topics of study include Plant Identification, Plant & Soil Science, Pesticide Management, Landscape Installation and Management, Greenhouse/Nursery Production, Arboriculture and Floriculture. Students may receive industry recognized certifications in Nutrient Management, Pesticide Application, Horticulture, Landscape Technology, and Safe Tractor and Machinery Operator.
Supervisor of Landscaping
Soil and Water Conservationist
Nursery & Greenhouse Sales