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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.



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


Parks & Recreation Facilities

Golf Course Employee

Nursery & Garden Centers

Floral Shop

Commercial Grower & Provider



Closed Toe Shoes



Greenhouse Brochure



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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


196 Allen Avenue • Portland, ME 04103 • Phone: (207) 874-8165 • Fax: (207) 874-8170

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