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Horticultural Sciences

What is horticulture?

Horticulture is the science and art of producing, improving, marketing, and using fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. It differs from botany and other plant sciences in that horticulture incorporates both science and aesthetics. - American Society for Horticultural Sciences 

Horticultural Sciences Day -February 20, 2015

21st-Century horticulture: innovations, trends and challenges will be discussed at the fifth annual Horticultural Sciences Field Day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Johnson County ­Community College.

Speakers from academia, business and government will share varied topics related to 21st-century horticulture in Hudson Auditorium and the Regnier Center.

Program of Events

Booth Rental


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Interested in plants, the environment and how plants improve people's lives and livelihoods?

Interested in creating a secure and sustainable food source for the future?

Horticultural sciences might be for you!

At JCCC, students enrolled in the Horticultural Sciences Program learn how to grow healthy food and essential plants, and design, create and manage sustainable landscapes, community and private gardens. List of fields within horticulture.

Learn about the many careers available to horticulturists, their job prospects and how much they pay.

Gainful Employment Data - Horticultural Sciences Certificate (link opens in a new window)

Gainful Employment Data - Landscape Technician Certificate (link opens in a new window)

Gainful Employment Data - Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (link opens in a new window)

Contact Us

Phone: 913-469-3104
Campus Mailbox: 29
Location: CLB 241
Dean: Csilla Duneczky

For questions about:

Lekha Sreedhar, ext. 3763

Science Resource Center

Location: CLB 112A
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 2473
Coordinator: Suneetha Menon

Spring 2015

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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No students will be admitted into the SRC without their current JCCC ID card. 

The SRC is closed when classes are not in session.

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