Landscape Practices

Horticulture Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Learn the fundamentals on how to care for the landscape and the soil that inhabits it with the Landscape Practices Certificate from Clackamas Community College.

Do you love working outdoors? Our Landscape Practices Certificate will prepare you for work to improve the health, function and physical appearance of green living spaces throughout the community in the landscaping industry. Get hands-on experience and learn pest control, irrigation, plant identification and best landscaping practices in our one year program.


For horticulture advising, please Contact April Chastain at 503-594-3292 or april.chastain@clackamas.edu

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Landscape Practices Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of HOR-280
  • HOR-280
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete HOR-229 or HOR-244
  • HOR-244*
  • Environmental Landscape Design
  • 3
  • HOR-229*
  • Intro to Landscape Design
  • 3
 
Complete the following Landscape Practices Core Requirements
  • HOR-123
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • 3
  • HOR-224
  • Landscape Installation
  • 3
  • HOR-226
  • Plant Identification/Fall
  • 4
  • HOR-228
  • Plant Identification/Spring
  • 4
  • HOR-235
  • Weed Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-237
  • Disease Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-240
  • Irrigation/Drainage Practices
  • 3
  • HOR-131
  • Tree & Shrub Pruning
  • 3
  • HOR-140
  • Soils
  • 3
  • HOR-145
  • Turf Installation/Maintenance
  • 2
  • HOR-216
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • 3
  • HOR-230
  • Equip Operation/Maintenance
  • 2
  • HOR-115
  • Horticulture Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-120
  • Pesticide Laws & Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-236
  • Insect Identification
  • 2
 

*Offered alternate years
 
Total Credits Required: 43