Horticulture II


This course covers 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. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.