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