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Horticulture Technician


The Greenhouse

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This career major introduces students to safe practices, use of tools and equipment, planting techniques, plant care, safe uses of chemicals and testing soil as related to the horticulture industry.  Also, students will learn plant history, harmony, unity, color, balance, proportion, scale, focal point, rhythm line, form space, depth, texture and mechanics of floral design.

Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Horticulture/Floriculture Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1035/39
Normal Completion Time:  39 weeks for full-time status

Career Opportunities:

  • Florist/Floral Sales
  • Landscape Designer
  • Garden Center Employee
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Greenhouse Employee
  • Nursery Employee

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor.
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

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