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Landscape & Greenhouse Management

Landscape & Greenhouse Management

Program Highlights
Aeroponics | Aquaponics | Flower Arrangement | Hydroponics | Mowers, Cultivators and Sprayers | Residential and Commercial Landscape Settings | Seasonal and Specialty Plants | Treatment for Plant Diseases, Fungi and Pests | Turf Seeding and Maintenance

Program Description
In Landscape and Greenhouse Management, you are introduced to a diversity of career opportunities within the year-round green industry. Learn aspects of landscape design; greenhouse management and production; equipment operation and maintenance; golf course and sports turf management; floral design; garden center operation; customer service; and business management.

Career Pathways
  • Garden Center Employee
  • Greenhouse Operations Employee
  • Landscape Installer
  • Landscaper
  • Lawn Care Operations Technician
With Additional Training:
  • Arboriculturist
  • Fruit/Vegetable Producer
  • Horticulture Equipment Maintenance Operator
  • Landscape Designer
  • Lawn Care Provider
  • Pesticide Applicator
  • Florist

Teacher Information

Elizabeth Berthold and students Elizabeth Berthold
High School
Landscape & Greenhouse Management Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22377
[email protected]

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Civics/Government: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor.

Program Fees
Landscape and Greenhouse Management I
Tool Kits - $55.00
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost- $55.00 (waived for students enrolled in free/reduced lunch program as of September 30)

Landscape and Greenhouse Management II
Tool Kits - N/A
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost - N/A

Competency Profile
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College Credits
Agreements with many colleges/universities help students, who meet established criteria, earn college credit for courses taken at the Lorain County JVS.  These credits can be transferred to the respective institution.  Potential college credits for Landscape & Greenhouse Management students are listed below.  Credits listed are semester hours.

Kent State University: 12 Credits

Math, English, Social Studies and other courses that offer dual high school and college credits are also offered on the JVS campus through partnerships with Lorain County Community College and Oberlin College. Upon meeting specific criteria, students have the opportunity to earn various types of college credit for career technical courses taken at Lorain County JVS. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. College credit opportunities vary by program and are subject to change.

Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

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Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

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