VIP Landscaping and Grounds

  • Locations: Niagara Career and Technical Education Center and Orleans Career and Technical Education CenterVIP Horticulture and Small Engines

    Instructor: TBA

    This program is offered to 9th and 12th graders.  It is designed as an exploratory course for students with an overview of landscaping and grounds maintenance topics.  Specific areas of study include greenhouse and nursery plant production, small engine equipment, shed, deck and outbuilding construction, landscape design, installation and maintenance.

    UNITS OF STUDY 

    • Equipment Safety and Use
    • Plant Science/Soil Science
    • Garden Design
    • Greenhouse Management
    • Plant Propagation
    • Floral Design/Interior Landscaping
    • Small Gas Engine/Machinery Operation Safety
    • Small Gas Engine Troubleshooting and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Pest Management
    • Landscape Design Projects
    • Basic Business Concepts
    • Spring Landscape and Installation Methods

    Please Note: Academic Credits are not provided for students attending VIP programs.

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