Floriculture

Floriculture

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The floriculture courses at Bristol County Agricultural High School give students the training needed to take advantage of the employment opportunities in the industry.  Those careers which require further study include: 

 

  • HISTORICAL FLOWER GARDEN REPLICATORS
  • ESTATE GARDEN CONSULTANTS
  • CEMETERY GREENHOUSE MANAGERS
  • COMMERCIAL GREENHOUSE MANAGERS
  • FLORAL EDUCATION
  • WORK FOR LOCAL, COUNTY OR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

 

 

Some students seek employment during the senior year of high school so that they may earn money for college or career.  Because they enjoy working with flowers, they find employment in all phases of the business as: 

 

  • RETAIL STORE MANAGERSImage
  • INTERIOR FLORAL LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS
  • LANDSCAPE GARDENERS
  • PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNOLOGISTS
  • WHOLESALE FLOWER BUYERS AND SELLERS
  • FLORAL DESIGNS 

 

 

Major emphasis is placed upon the retail florist and related plant science fields such as:  

 

  • PLANT PATHOLOGY
  • SOIL STUDIES
  • GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT
  • PLANT PROPAGATION
  • ENTOMOLOGY
  • PESTICIDE USE
  • FLORAL DESIGN
  • FLOWER SHOP MANAGEMENT
  • BOTANY