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 & 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.
Greenhouse: Spring 2017