a licensed professional who practices landscape planning, usually on a scale larger than residential properties
a service based industry which serves by fabricating environments where people can live, work, play, or just pass time; these environments are primarily outdoors or in interior settings that seek to suggest outdoors
a profession involving the design, installation, and maintenance of the outdoor human living environment
any place where plants, shrubs, or trees are grown either for transplanting or grafting stocks; a group of young plants or trees in a plantation
a service based industry which serves by providing plants, materials, and supplies for businesses and/or individuals
an FFA Career Development Event that allows for competition in the different aspects of Nursery/Landscaping
What is the name of the career development event that is most closely related to Nursery/Landscaping?
One of the benefits of xeriscaping is for proper planning and design. This deals mostly with what?
One of the benefits of xeriscaping is for proper soil analysis. This deals mostly with what?
provide the plants with a soil environment that will allow them to send their roots deep into the earth
One of the benefits of xeriscaping is for appropriate plant selection. This deals mostly with what?
Plants being chosen for their suitability and adaptability to the site
One of the benefits of xeriscaping is for practical turf areas. How should turf be used?
should be used where it is the functional plant of choice and where an alternative non-living surface is inappropriate
One of the benefits of xeriscaping is for efficient irrigation. This deals mostly with what?
not wasting water
What is a benefit of xeriscaping, but also a benefit of any type of landscaping?
What is a propagator's job?
supervises crews directly involved in producing new plants from seed, cuttings, layering, and grafting. Manages production facilities and schedules.
What is a production superintendent's job?
oversees all of the nursery's production phases, from planting to shipping. Makes operations decisions.
What is a division manager's job?
manages production in one of the major divisions of a large wholesale grower operation.
What is a crew supervisor's job?
one of the skilled managers and trainers directing others in various nursery production operations.
What is a pest management specialist's job?
responsibilities include prevention and control of destructive insects, diseases, and weeds.
What is an inventory controller's job?
manages nursery inventory and quality control by selecting stock according to buyer specifications and industry standards.
What is a landscape Designer/Architect's job?
prepares landscape designs and specifications through a nursery or an independent design firm.
What is a landscape manager's job?
supervises all phases of day-to-day plant care in the landscape contractor business.
What is a business specialist's job?
successful nurseries need such professionals in a variety of fields: management, marketing, advertising, sales, direct mail, finance, personnel, customer service, etc.