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Developing Social and Professional Communities Vocational training programs by Careers in Horticulture, Inc (CiH) are
Developing
Social and
Professional
Communities
Vocational training programs by Careers in
Horticulture, Inc (CiH) are offered to
industry professionals, and are available
without cost to residents of Bayview.
Highly qualified professional instructors
share their passion for horticulture, while
opening pathways for career development.
Trainees network with other working
professionals serious about improving work
skills and their credentials.
Careers in Horticulture seeks to harnesses
horticultural enterprise as an agent of
change, with the potential to contribute
substantively to the aspirations of Bayview
resident’s for satisfying professional careers
and personal fulfillment. We are located in
a 120,000 square foot greenhouse behind
the Southeast Community Center. Our
multi-vectored approach to training and job
placement draws attention to the
Greenhouse as a community resource, and
an access-point on a region-wide
horticultural service industry.
Residents of 94124 may qualify for
scholarships.
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due to San Francisco Public Utilities
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Facility Commission, Linton Yielding Bowie,
Mario J Vega, and Dr.Toye Moses.
CAREERS IN HORTICULTURE Interior Landscape Training February 26 - April 16th, 2010 1pm to 5pm
CAREERS IN HORTICULTURE
Interior Landscape
Training
February 26 - April 16th, 2010
1pm to 5pm - Friday, 8 weeks
Phelps Street Nursery
1150 Phelps St, San Francisco
Next to the Southeast
Community Center
Prepares service personnel for certification by
the Professional Landcare Network PLANET
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The professionals at Careers in Horticulture kindle passion for horticulture, and share pathways
to lives that are satisfying, fulfilling and meaningful. Horticultural service businesses deliver
quality of life enhancements and health benefits.
INTERIOR LANDSCAPE COURSE OUTLINE:
Careers in Horticulture initiatives include:
Design, Practices and Plant Maintenance "
1.
Introduction and History of Interior Landscapes
1.
Vocational Training: CiH trainings further
professional standards, fiscal responsibility and
industry-appropriate communication skills.
2.
Safety
3.
Plant Identification "
4.
Diagnosing Problems with Indoor Plants"
• Identification of Insect Pests
2.
Job Placement: CiH coordinates job
placement with interior landscape companies
who frequent the greenhouse as customers and
associates.
• Infectious Disease in Indoor Plants
Learn in a fully functioning
thriving greenhouse.
Learn about the care, cultivation
& maintenance of indoor plants
5.
Practices to Prevent Indoor Plant Problems
FINANCIAL TRAINING:
3.
Education in Bayview schools: CiH
stimulates awareness of, and interest in,
horticultural professions and careers among
Bayview youth from grade school through high
school.
• Plants Health "
Pruning
Fertilization/Nutrition
Pesticides, Biological Control
• The Root Environment of an Indoor Plant
Potting Soil
Watering/Sub-irrigation "
While participants receive horticultural training, Careers in
Horticulture provides resources for financial literacy training
through service providers who give incentives to encourage
savings for additional career training and/or advanced education.
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. Design Concepts "
4.
Mentoring Programs: CiH promotes
mentoring through involvement with the more
than 40 diverse horticultural enterprises in or on
the periphery of Bayview.
• Appropriate Lighting
• Indoor Plantscape Design Ideas
• Explore Container Choices for Design Projects"
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. Managing Relationships for Success
Members of the Bayview Greenhouse Tenants
Association (BGTA) provide wholesale indoor plants,
interior landscape design and maintenance services to
California customers. We have been active in the
Bayview Community since 1989. We have a reputation
for quality products and excellent service.
• Customer
• Employer, Supervisors
• Peers
• Professional development
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. Cost : $ 250.00
Become self-sufficient with a
career in horticulture.
Investment in education yield a
competitive advantage.
INSTRUCTORS :
C A R E E R S O P P O R T U N I T I E S :
• Interior Landscape Sales
Lin Bowie has been an environmental professional for 30 years. She studied biology and natural resources management
and holds a B.A. and a M.S. in those fields. Lin is currently an adjunct Instructor in the Horticulture and Biology Departments
at the College of San Mateo where she teaches biology, horticulture, floristry and soils, and other classes.
• Plant Installation Specialist
• Greenhouse Assistance
• Interior Landscape Technician
• Retail Indoor Plants
Mario J Vega is a Nursery Specialist with the San Francisco Park and Recreation Department assigned to the
Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Proficient in design, installation, watering, pest identification and prevention.
Mario has managed service personnel and greenhouses for over 25 years.