Whether you enjoy gardening and landscaping as a hobby or are serious about developing your horticulture knowledge, Stratfords Gardening and Landscaping course is a great way to get started.
This course begins with the fundamentals of gardening, including how to create and care for all types of plants and flowers, then provides a thorough introduction on all aspects and techniques of professional landscaping.
Students can get home gardening ideas and well as learn more about how to start a landscaping business.
Introduction to Professional Gardening and Landscaping 40 Ways to Make Money in Landscaping and Gardening
Understanding and Identifying Plants
Garden Maintenance and Garden Features
Selecting and Using Plants in the Landscape or Garden
The Ten Most Common Mistakes Made by Gardeners and Landscapers
Green Gardening Part 1 Planning your garden
Lawns and ground covers
Irises, peonies, daylilies, hostas, chrysanthemums, and carnations
Bulbs, corms, and tubers
Dahlias, gladioli, and lilies
Green Gardening Part 2 Rock and water gardens
Annuals and biennials
Shrubs and vines
Rhododendrons and azaleas
Heathers and heaths
Green Gardening Part 3 Fruits
Taking care of your garden
Introduction to Landscaping Using drawing instruments
Graphic materials and techniques
Analyzing the landscape site
The landscape process
The outdoor room concept
The principles of design
Techniques of Landscaping Hardscape
Landscaping in the Age of Technology
Pricing the proposed design
Understanding contracts and contractors
Installing landscape plants
Selecting the proper grass
Maintaining landscape plants
Care of the lawn
Winterization of the landscape
Pricing landscape maintenance
Safety in the landscape industry
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
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My passion has always been gardening. So, I decided to take my passion and make a new career of it. I started with a few customers and have grown it into quite a success. Your course on Gardening and Landscaping helped me to take my current knowledge and expand upon it. I proudly tell my customers I am a graduate of Stratford Career Institute with a diploma in Gardening and Landscaping.
"Thanks to SCI, I built a garden in my backyard and started to sell vegetables."