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Greenhouse Apprenticeship Program

Greenhouse Apprenticeship Program Details

A Greenhouse Apprenticeship Program gives you the  opportunity to learn hands-on propagation, starting from a plant seed or plant cuttings. Common varieties of plants are: Ivy, Begonia, Fern, Poinsettia, Violets, Euphoria, Geraniums and Hydrangea. Greenhouse Apprenticeship Programs may include the planting of field stock, the maintenance of plants, the harvesting and grading of plants, as well as preparing wholesale or retail orders. Greenhouse Apprenticeship Programs range between smaller family run operations on 1 or 2 acres, to large scale companies with 2 million square feet of indoor greenhouses.

This program can include:

  • Plant Maintenance
  • Preparing orders

Program Availability:

Varies by placement location.

Skills

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Propagation
  • Planting of nursery stock
  • Watering
  • Weeding
  • Fertilizing
  • Transplanting
  • Business and marketing operations including sales and shipping

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

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