To receive more information on a green industry career, you can visit THELANDLOVERS.COM
This website was created to raise awareness of green industry careers to junior high and
high school students, and provides a comprehensive overview of the many career options
available in the green industry including: landscape installation, landscape design,
landscape management and lawn care, irrigation, nursery and greenhouse production,
arboriculture, garden center, and gardening services.
For details and pricing regarding placing your Help
Wanted or For Sale ads with the OLA, please call
1-800-335-6521 or email email@example.com.
Having a good educational background is as important in the landscape industry as it is
with any other vocation.
Ohio has nine college level horticulture programs - one bachelor degree program and
eight associate degree programs.
You can also check your local high school vocational school or career center to see if a
horticulture program is available.
The following list provides you with the names of Ohio's programs along with the college
website and what areas the programs emphasize.
FOUR YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAM
TWO YEAR ASSOCIATES DEGREE PROGRAM
Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you like to work with your
hands? Does it appeal to you to design beautiful spaces?
Can you envision yourself running a crew or a company? Then
a career in landscape might be for you.
There are also opportunities to work in the landscape industry
for those interested in sales, human resources, office
administration, mechanics, etc.
With so many choices, it is not surprising that landscape and
horticulture has become a very popular second career choice
for those considering a career change as well as for those just
entering the workforce.
|Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
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