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Landscapes and Gardens

Instructor:
Kathy Tarpo

Email:
tarpok@portlandschools.org

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Landscapes & Gardens

Landscapes & Gardens

Landscapes & Gardens

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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 is delivered via GoogleClassroom and Quizlet Vocabulary. Curriculum:

Garden Preparation/Design Sales & Marketing Aquaponics/ Hydroponics Pruning Floral Design Plant Identification/Maintenance Integrated Pest Management Farm to Table Cooking General Greenhouse Operations Agritainment Workforce Readiness Sustainable Agriculture/Vegetable Production Soil & Nutrients Career Opportunities:

Nursery/Greenhouse Worker

Garden Center Employee

Landscape Design

Landscape/Lawn Care Technician

Gardening Crew Member

Groundsman

Hydroponic Greenhouse Worker

Agricultural Worker

Horticulture Therapy

Agricultural/Outdoor Education Requirements:

Sturdy Closed Toe Shoes (Water Resistant is Best)

Proper Clothing for Both Indoors & Year-Round Outdoors Work

Positive Attendance History