In this major you will enjoy working creatively with your hands to design, build and manage landscape installations using plants and hardscape materials. Success in this major requires teamwork, initiative, an attention to detail and a desire to work outdoors. Someone in this major should have an interest in hands on work using tools, landscape equipment and design tools to improve residential, commercial and public areas.
The Landscape major at Bristol County Agricultural High School includes the areas of landscape design, hardscape construction, equipment operation, maintenance, nursery management and sports turf management. The industry is a balance of science and art that requires attention to detail and design skills. In this major you will need to understand the elements of nature and construction in order to develop them into your landscape designs. You will work with some of the latest industry equipment like skid steers, zero turn mowers, tractors, aerifiers, spreaders, string trimmers, ballfield groomers and mowers.
As a Landscape major you will take the following courses.
The following colleges/universities offer Landscape and related fields such as Landscape Architecture, Landscape Construction, Turf Management, Horticulture and Greenhouse Management as majors.