Horticulture I Course Info


           This course provides instruction on the broad field of horticulture emphasizing scientific and technical knowledge for a career in horticulture.

Topics in this course include

plant anatomy,

plant growth and development,

plant nutrition,

media selection,

basic plant identification,

pest management,

innovative gardening techniques

customer relations

career opportunities,

leadership development

Skills in biology, chemistry, and algebra are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are agriscience projects, internships, and supervised agricultural experience. Supervised agricultural experience programs and FFA leadership activities are integral components of the course and provide many opportunities for practical application of instructional competencies.


Prerequisite: None