Come join us for our Spring Plant Sale Friday, April 25th from 9:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday, April 26th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. A major fund raising event, the sale will feature a botanical extravaganza of spring vegetables, annual and perennial herbs, shrubs, perennial flowers, tress and vines. Horticulture faculty, staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions and help with plant selection.
The Associate in Applied Science Degree – Horticulture Technology is awarded by the College upon completion of the program.
Along with the Associates of Applied Science in Horticulture Technology awarded at CPCC, we also offer Certificates that are comprised of intensive short term training in the following areas:
- Landscape Design
This certiﬁcate will prepare individuals for careers in the area of landscape design. Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Landscape Design 1 & 2 including working landscape plans, perspectives and color renderings, and Computer Aided Designs.
- Horticulture Maintenance
This certiﬁcate will prepare individuals for careers in maintaining commercial & residential landscape and turf areas. Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Pest Management including IPM & PHC, and Landscape and Turfgrass Management such as proper mowing, aerating and fertilization.
- Turfgrass Management
This certiﬁcate will prepare individuals for positions in the area of Turfgrass Management. Course work includes Turfgrass Identiﬁcation and Culture, Equipment Operation & Maintenance, Irrigation design, installation, & trouble shooting, Pest Management including IPM & PHC and Soils and Fertilizers.
- Plant Production
This certificate will prepare individuals for careers as growers of nursery and greenhouse crops. Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Pest Management including IPM & PHC, Propagation Techniques and the efficient Operation of Nurseries and Greenhouses.
For more information please contact John Holmes John.Holmes@cpcc.edu or 704.330.4827.
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