Students learn and apply skills in both operating and maintaining environments for correct plant growth. Labs and activities have an emphasis on plant identification and control of agriculture pests and weed control, plant environments, soil media, plant growth, plant propagation, transplanting, and merchandising of ornamental plants. In addition, purchasing and inventory control, and safe use of nursery materials, supplies, and equipment. Learners will also gain experience through leadership development, garden projects, and career exploration in the area of plant science.

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