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Horticulture

Commercial Pesticide Licensing Course

This course is intended for persons who would either sell or apply pesticides in numerous situations, i.e. Dealers of pesticides, Commercial Applicators (Nonstructural), Public Operators (Nonstructural), Consultants and Private Applicators. Students will learn the proper use and application of pesticides along with proper disposal methods. 

Students will study and know the laws and regulations concerning pesticide use and storage. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to sit for the North Carolina Pesticide Licensing and Certification administered by the State of North Carolina. 


Floral Design

Students will learn the proper techniques for preparing floral arrangements for home use as well as commercial use. Fresh cut flowers and artificial flowers will be used in the making of the arrangements. 

 


Grafting Apple Root Stock

Students will be instructed on the proper methods of grafting trees to root stock. 

Students will learn techniques of how to save valuable trees from dieting and to preserve flowering buds off of    dieting trees. 

Students will learn how to care for newly grafted and young grafted trees. 

 

Contact Jeff Shore for more information at 336-838-6206.