Landscape Horticulture

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About the Program:

Landscape Horticulture I

2 semesters – 3 periods
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

This course is designed to provide knowledge and practical experience in caring for and identifying ornamental plants (flowers, trees, and shrubs).  Activities include starting plants from seeds and vegetative plant parts, greenhouse operation, drawing landscape plans, floral design, pruning practices, and lawn establishment and care.  A certificate of completion will be provided after the course.

Landscape Horticulture II

2 semesters – 3 periods
Grades Eligible: 12, Adult
Prerequisites:  Landscape Horticulture 1 and instructor approval.

Students may specialize in areas, such as greenhouse operations, nursery management, landscape maintenance, or landscape installations. Those students who maintain a “C” average or better and a good attendance record may be released for work/study program in the fourth quarter of their second year.   A certificate of completion will be provided after the course.

How to Apply:

High School Students:

-Contact your school's guidance counselor.   

-Prerequisites may apply.

Class Schedule:

August-May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar)


The morning block schedule is from 8:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

For more information, call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.

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