Horticulture & Landscape Construction

Mr. Hart Demonstrates Rope Climbing

Dull moments don't exist in Horticulture & Landscape Construction

Posted by SouthShore Technical on Friday, September 22, 2017

Course Description

The Horticulture/Landscape Construction program offered by SSVT will prepare students in all phases of horticulture, landscape/hardscape design and installation, nursery operations, and turf management. With an emphasis on residential and commercial installation, students will learn the proper use of hand and power tools, skid loaders/excavators, construction materials, measuring and estimating, blueprint and plan reading, and job site safety. Topics of study include Plant Identification, Plant & Soil Science, Landscape Installation and Management, Greenhouse/Nursery Production, Arboriculture and Floriculture. Students may receive industry recognized certifications offered by Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals (MCLP), Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association (MCH), Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), Massachusetts Arborist Association (MCA), and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).


Tom Hart (Dept. Head)
thart@ssvotech.org | 781-878-8822 ext. 308
Cassi Johnson
cajohnson@ssvotech.org | 781-878-8822 ext. 308
Local Employers

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