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Title: Understanding Horticulture


1
Understanding Horticulture
  • Ms. Gripshover
  • Unit 1
  • Floral Design

2
Our Objectives
  • Define horticulture and describe its relationship
    to science and technology
  • Identify the three major segments of the
    horticulture industry
  • Identify and define activities included in the
    ornamental horticulture industry

3
Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt
  • Botany
  • Floriculture
  • Foliage plants
  • Horticulture
  • Horticulture industry
  • Horticulture technology
  • Landscape horticulture
  • Nursery
  • Olericulture
  • Ornamental horticulture
  • Pomology

4
What is horticulture and how does it relate to
science and technology?
5
What is horticulture and how does it relate to
science and technology?
  • Horticulture- the culture of plants for food,
    comfort, and beautification purposes
  • In Latin in means garden culture
  • The area of science that is related to
    horticulture is known as botany
  • Botany- the study of plants and their processes
  • Horticulture technology is the application of
    science to horticulture
  • Horticulture industry is the combination of
    scientific technological and production
    activities that insure the satisfaction of the
    consumer

6
Task 1 (Answer on your task sheet)
  • 1. There are several areas of horticulture for
    example floral design. What are two other areas
    of horticulture that you can think of?
  • 2. Define botany.
  • 3. What are two ways technology could be used in
    horticulture? (example automated watering
    systems)

7
What are the 3 major segments of the horticulture
industry?
8
What are the 3 major segments of the horticulture
industry?
  • 3 major areas of horticulture
  • Ornamental horticulture- the growth and use of
    plants for their beauty the production and use
    of flowering and foliage plants to be used
    indoors and outdoors. Ex landscaping
  • Olericulture- the production of vegetable food
    crops planting, storing, harvesting, processing,
    and marketing vegetable crops. Ex Corn
    producer
  • Pomology- planting, harvesting, storing,
    processing, and marketing of fruit and nut crops.
    Ex apple orchard

9
Task 2 (Answer on your task sheet)
  • 4. Give two examples that would fall under
    ornamental horticulture.
  • 5. Give two examples that would fall under the
    olericulture industry.
  • 6. Give two examples that would fall under the
    olericulture industry.

10
How do segments of the ornamental horticulture
industry differ?
11
How do segments of the ornamental horticulture
industry differ?
  • Ornamental horticulture can be divided into 2
    categories
  • Floriculture- cut flowers, potted plants, annual
    bedding plants
  • Delivering floral arrangements
  • Flower shops
  • Landscape- production and use of plants to
    beautify the environment
  • Landscape plans
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Landscape installation
  • Both use foliage plants, plants that are used for
    their colorful greenery or leaves

12
Task 3
  • 7. Explain the primary differences between
    floriculture and landscaping.
  • 8. Give two examples of jobs in floriculture.
  • 9. Give two examples of jobs in the landscaping
    industry.
  • 10. What are foliage plants used for?
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