Greenhouse Management

greenhosecoverCourse No. 8035

1 year – 3 credits – Advanced Career Education (ACE) Center at Hermitage


State Course Title: Greenhouse Plant Production and Management

Greenhouse Management is a one-year course in greenhouse production of plants, floral design, and interior plantscaping. This includes the growing of flowers, bedding plants, house plants, and ornamental greenery, while working in a controlled greenhouse environment. Students study floral arranging, plant propagation, and transplanting of plants.

webgreenhouseMajor emphasis is placed on the production and sale of seasonal plants as well as growing a large variety of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Retail and wholesale marketing of plants is taught through a variety of plant sales. Students receive experience in operating a greenhouse business. This course prepares students for occupations in floral shops, garden centers, greenhouses, and horticulture-related businesses.

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Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):

  • Floriculture

Cost to take the certification test is paid for by Henrico County Public Schools.

For questions please click here to email the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist or visit their page here.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics click here.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Hunter Garren says:

    does this program start at the beginning of the year or later in the year


    1. Henrico CTE says:

      You sign up as a 10th grader to take your 11th and 12th grade years. The Greenhouse class is a half day every school day. I hope this answers your question. Thank you


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