The horticulture program is designed to prepare students for employment in the horticulture industry or a related field and to provide training for those who are currently working in the field and want to improve and upgrade their existing knowledge and skills.
The department offers three Career Studies Certificates with specializations in Greenhouse Management, Landscaping, and Viticulture.
Horticulture: Greenhouse Management
The Community Arboretum is a two-acre educational garden located on the campus of Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia. Ten separate gardens and plant collections surround a centrally located amphitheater and are home to approximately 700 labeled plant taxa.
For more information please visit the Arboretum web site.
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