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Portland Arts & Technology High School


Landscapes and Gardens

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Landscapes and Gardens
 
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Program Description:

This exciting program provides students the opportunity to work in PATHS largest classroom – 40 acres.  Students get to experience retail and wholesale marketing techniques through the management of our 3,000 sq. ft. greenhouse.  Students will work in our display beds, gardens, and the extensive grounds of our campus. Students will learn about practical greenhouse, landscape, and garden techniques in a supported environment. Students will work on individual and group projects.

 

Curriculum:

Greenhouse Management, Plant Classification, Arboretum, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Use of power & Hand Tool Safety, Landscape / Garden Design & Maintenance, Floral Design, Record Keeping, Business, Grafting, Fruit Production, Pruning, Lawn- Turf Management, Garden Art, Farm to Table

 

Career Opportunities:

Botanical Gardens

Greenhouse

Parks & Recreation Facilities

Golf Course Employee

Nursery & Garden Centers

Floral Shop

Commercial Grower & Provider

 

Requirements:

Closed Toe Shoes

 

Brochure:

Greenhouse Brochure

 

Instructors

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Kathy Tarpo
Landscape Management

Position: Instructor- Landscapes & Gardens   Formal Education: BS Purdue University MS University...  more Read more about Kathy Tarpo

 
 
 

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