School of Business, Technology & Trades :: Programs of Study
Horticulture Technology - Career Studies Certificate
The horticulture program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in greenhouse, nursery, and garden center and landscaping businesses and to upgrade the skills of those currently employed in the industry. Employment opportunities include assistant growers, wholesale and retail salespersons, and production or landscaping technicians.
The Community Arboretum is a two-acre educational garden located on the campus of Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia. Eleven separate gardens and plant collections surround a centrally located amphitheater and are home to approximately 700 labeled plant taxa.
For more information please visit the Arboretum web site.
Location: Natural Science Center N102
School of Business, Technology & Trades
Location: Webber Hall W305
3098 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015