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Landscape & Environmental Design

Maintain facilities such as golf courses, athletic fields, and parks

 
  The Landscape and Environmental Design Program is for those students that have a desire to develop skills to become employed in the local green industry. Skills and technologies essential to plan, design and maintain landscapes to promote growth and balance will be studied. Scientific knowledge of plant development, nutrition and growth regulation will be applied. Experience with care, production and marketing of turf grass and turf services will be practiced. The care and management of trees for residential and commercial purposes will be studied along with principles of soil and pest management.

 
 
What You'll Learn
  • Learn to grow/propagate a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment (mowers, tractors, skid loader, and utility vehicles)
  • Mow, apply mulch, trim and prune plants and trees
  • Seed, sod and fertilize lawns
  • Design a variety of landscapes using web based software applications
  • Build walkways, decks, terraces, patios, and foundations

 

Every student in this career path will be a member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization. As a member, each student will be provided leadership development enhanced with community involvement by the students.

College credit granted upon enrollment at postsecondary institutions upon meeting specific requirements.

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