设计、建造 & 生长的景观 & 园艺
Do you love nature, the environment, being creative, working with your hands? If so, the green industry and the field of landscape/horticulture might be a great fit for you. Unsure if you enjoy art or science more? 没关系. 园艺 combines both while allowing you to flex your creativity and spend time in the great outdoors.
Through workshops at the College’s Earth Science Center, you’ll learn about greenhouse techniques, plant identification and production, landscape construction, 花的设计, 昆虫学, 和更多的. If you are interested in the dynamic field of landscape/horticulture, this program is for you!
Summer Overnight 预科项目
年龄段: Students entering grades 9-12
Includes all activities, meals, on-campus housing.
Registration for this program is now closed.
家长 & 学生信息
Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required.
Fundamentals of Floral Design
Explore the elements and principles of 花的设计. Learn the names and classification of the most commonly used flowers and foliage. Participants will even design and create several floral arrangements and take home their creations!
Did you know that 十大网赌平台推荐 has over 6,500 square feet of greenhouse space? This workshop will introduce the greenhouse environment, use of greenhouse spaces, the basic techniques of plant production. Learn how to sow seeds, transplant, harvest, prepare cuttings. The process of a hydroponic food system will also be introduced.
Insects come in all shapes and sizes. Not all of them are dangerous to the plants in our gardens or backyards. Participants will examine common garden insects to get a better understanding of a bug’s role in plant life and learn how they can be controlled.
This workshop will discuss equipment that is essential to the landscape/horticulture industry. College-owned equipment includes a backhoe, front-end loader, a Toro Dingo, hand and power tools. Participants will review safety protocol and have an opportunity to operate some pieces of equipment.
Plant ID and Landscape Design
What is the first step in designing a landscape? Basic plant knowledge and identification is essential. Participants will learn about common landscape plants and design their own landscape using the College’s up-to-date software.
During an interactive nature walk, explore 十大网赌平台推荐’s five-acre arboretum and trail system to learn about the natural communities and ecological features that make up our forests.