Introduction to Horticulture

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This certificate program is offered in conjunction with Schenectady ARC and Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County. It is appropriate for diverse populations, including senior citizens and individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who are interested in hands-on training in the horticulture field and who would like to obtain employment in a garden center, farm stand or greenhouse. Topics include basic botany, care of annuals, perennials and vegetable crops, and weed identifications. Participants will gain experience in customer service and working and learning in a greenhouse, as well as a variety of outdoor garden settings. Classes will be held at the Sustainable Living Center at Central Park in Schenectady and the Schenectady ARC’s Maple Ridge Horticulture Center in Rotterdam on Wednesdays. For more information or to sign-up, please contact Maria C. Kotary at (518) 595-1101 x4. 

Fee $595.00



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Sustainable Living Center
180 PTL Arthur Chaires Lane
Schenectady, New York 12308