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Landscape Horticulture (LH)

Business Technologies

Landscape Horticulture (LH)

Business Technologies Division • 513.569.1620 • Clifton Campus, Main Building, Room 330 • Program Chair: Mark Deacon

Employment Options

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Design landscapes
  • Manage horticultural businesses
  • Sell design and landscape services
  • Build and install patios, decks, walls, and walkways
  • Operate and maintain horticultural equipment
  • Properly install woody and herbaceous plants
  • Properly maintain plants, turf grasses, and grounds

Representative Job Titles for Graduates

  • Florist
  • Horticulturist
  • Instructor / Curator / Writer
  • Irrigation Specialist
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Construction Specialist
  • Landscape/Grounds Manager or Foreman
  • Nursery/Greenhouse/ Retail Garden Center Manager

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$28,000–$40,000 annually

Employment Outlook

Excellent. Green industry jobs are projected to increase significantly due to the advancement of new technologies. Graduate placement is extremely high as there are more existing opportunities than graduates.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

University of Cincinnati

Representative Co-op Employers

  • Ammon Wholesale Nursery
  • Brickman
  • Cincinnati Park Board
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • CruCutters, LLC
  • Hamilton County Parks
  • Natorp Landscape Organization
  • Werbrich's Landscaping

Co-op Salary Projections

$9–$15/hour

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