Landscaper and Horticulturalist

You can earn a Midlands Technical College certificate in Landscaping and Horticulture by completing the eight core courses. You'll get the best instruction in the Midlands. Our program faculty are area professionals in the landscaping and horticulture business with well over 100 years combined experience in the field.

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Irrigation

ID: CEHOR-507

Examine the use of irrigation in the landscape industry with emphasis on design, equipment suitability, water application procedures, and construction. Design projects and job bidding are also included. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually. The class meets at W.P. Law, 303 Riverchase Way, Lexington, SC 29072.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Landscape Construction

ID: CEHOR-506

Learn site preparation, drainage, patio, walkway, driveway construction with various materials, wooden decks, boardwalks, koi ponds, outdoor lighting, fences, segmented retaining walls, proper shrub and tree installation, raised vegetable/flower gardens, and outdoor kitchens. A field trip showing most of the above is included.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Landscape Management

ID: CEHOR-522

Gain hands-on experience in grounds maintenance. Emphasis is on shrub and tree maintenance, pest control, pruning, fertilization, mulching, mowing, and the use of bedding plants for seasonal color, landscape maintenance equipment, records, maintenance schedules, and bid procedures. The first session meets on campus and the remaining sessions meet off campus.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Turf Management

ID: CEHOR-525

Learn the identification, use, culture, and maintenance of turf grasses. Emphasis is on the installation and management of turf in residential and commercial areas including proper fertilizers and pest control.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Woody Plants and Shrubs

ID: CEHOR-529

A study of woody plant materials, shrubs and trees that are used in the Southeastern landscaping and nursery trade. Identification of plants by common and scientific nomenclature, characteristics, culture, and use are included. The first session meets on campus and the remaining sessions meet off campus.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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