landscape design

This two-year program is designed to prepare students for careers in the plant, turf and landscape industries. Students will be prepared to select appropriate plant materials, design, install, and maintain interior and exterior landscapes. A specialized feature of this program is sports turf management where students will learn the many facets of this industry. Students will learn to maintain facilities and equipment associated with the industry. FFA membership is required. This course will prepare students for post-secondary opportunities.

Skills Necessary for Success

  • Be a problem solver

  • Work independently and as part of a team

  • Follow directions and assume responsibility

  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills

  • Disciplined self-starter

  • Artistic, creative and able to visualize projects

  • Mechanical ability and manual dexterity

  • Interested in ecology and environmental issues

  • Committed to preserving and maintaining natural areas

  • Likes working outdoors

  • Good physical condition and stamina for intense work