Horticulture II Course Overview

Course Description:
This course focuses on instruction that expands scientific knowledge and skills to include more advanced scientific computations and communication skills needed in the horticulture industry. Topics include leadership and SAE, nursery structures, growing environments and maintenance, greenhouse plant production, management and marketing, bedding plant production, basic landscape design techniques and maintenance, turfgrass management, and floral design techniques. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. The prerequisite course(s) for this course is Horticulture I.

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