Introduction to Horticulture
All information and resources for the class will be posted below. We will NOT have time to go through ALL information in class so much of it can be supplementary to your own knowledge. It is YOUR responsibility to make up work/notes you may miss*
Weekly Timecards (Doc). Plant of the Day (GSlides)
Introduction to the Class. Syllabus- MHS (Doc). Syllabus - FVTC (Doc.). Scavenger Hunt (Doc). Introductory Letter Assignment Template (Doc). Growth Mindset Video (Link). Where I'm From (Doc).
Three Circle Model. 3 Circle Model (Link).
Supervised Agricultural Experience.
Week Two: -
Careers in Horticulture: Introduction to Horticulture (ppt.) The "icultures" (Doc.) Magic Squares (Doc.)
Horticulture on the Global Market: Global Market (ppt.) Project Outline & Rubric (Doc.) Online Timeline Resources (Link).
Week Three: Career Project Outline (Doc). Greenhouse Management Positions (Doc.)
Career Opportunities. What Do Farmers Grow Video (Link). Career Introductory Notes (PPT). Careers In Horticulture (PDF). Career Profiles (Link). Landscaping Careers Q/A Website (Link). Local Career Advice (GDoc)
Employment Application. Employment Application (Doc).
Resumes. How To Write A Resume & Examples (Link). Resume Tips (Link). Action Verbs to Use (PDF). Building Your Perfect Resume (Link)
Cover Letters. How to Write a Cover Letter (Link). Cover Letter Tips Blog (Link). Template (PDF) Professional Letter Writing (Link)
Interviews. Interviewing Techniques (Link) Interview Basics Tips (PDF Link). Practice Interview Questions (Doc). Practice Interview Questions 2 (Link). Questions To Ask Your Interviewer (Link). Top Ten Interview Mistakes Video (Link).
Networking Effective Networking (Link)
Follow Up Thank You Notes. Art of Thank You Video (Link).
Salaries/Negotiations. Poverty & Employment Stats in Manitowoc County (Link).
History and More: History and Plant Purpose Project (Doc.) Horticulture History (PPT)
Plant Anatomy - Leaves. Importance of Plants Notes (PPT). Leaf Notes (PPT). Leaf Foldable Example (Link).
Plant Anatomy - Stems. Stem Notes (PPT). Note Question Reflections (Doc). Stem Lab Set Up (Doc). Vascular System Edible Models (Link). Specialized Stem Structures Reading. (PDF Link).
Plant Anatomy - Monocot vs Dicot (Video Link).
Plant Anatomy - Roots. Root Notes (PPT). Root Lab (Doc). Root Foldable Example (Link).
Plant Anatomy - Flowers. Flower Notes (PPT). Flower Dissection Lab (Doc). Flower Dissection Lab Option 2 (Doc). Flower Parts Game (Link).
Pollination. Pollination Foldable Example 1 (Link). Pollination Foldable Example 2 (Link). Pollination - Hidden Beauty TED Talk (Link). How Are Figs Pollinated (Video Link). Bee Life Video (Link).
Plant Anatomy - Fruit. Fruit Notes (PPT). Edible Fruit Lab (PDF). Fruit Types Reading/Chart (Link). FYI Pepper Sexing (Link).
Plant Anatomy - Seed. Introductory Reading (PDF). Seed Notes (PPT). Seed Dispersal Foldable Example (Link). Power of Seeds - Plaster Lab (Link). Seed Dispersal Example Video (Link). Seedy Side of Plants PBS Documentary (Link).
Additional Resources: Parts of a Plant - Monocot VS Dicot Chart (Link). The Secret World of Plants Documentary (Link).
Above Ground Health Factors. Peer Presentation (Link).
Below Ground Health Factors. Peer Presentation. (Link). Media Worksheet (Link). PH Worksheet (Link).
Fertilizers. Fertilizer Notes (PPT). Fertilizer Worksheet Practice (Doc). Modern Marvels Fertilizer (Amazon Prime).
Teacher Values Survey (Link). Photosynthesis. Notes (PPT). Leaf Disc Photosynthesis Lab (Doc). Video (Link).
Vermicompost. Notes (PPT). Video (Link). Hardworking Worms Article (Link).
Pruning 101. Notes (PPT). PDF Guide (PDF). Pruning Tools (PDF). Project (Doc). Arbor Day Site (PDF).
Transplanting. Self Direction Reflection (Doc).
Pest. Notes (PPT). Wanted Poster Rubric (Doc).
Edible Arrangements. Webquest (Doc).
Soil. Dirt on Soil Website (Link). Phosphorus TED Talk (Link). Diapers as a Media Video (Link). Infographic (Link) Webquest (Doc). Soils Lab (Google Doc).
Field Trip - Natural Beauty Natural Beauty Link. Thank You Note Expectations (Doc).
Propagation. Notes (GSlides).
Recycled Lawn Art. Bird Can Feeders. Tin Can Flowers. Water Bottle Flowers. Soda Can Roses. PVC Wind Design.
Greenhouse Structures. Reading.
Flowers to Wear: Corsage Reading.(PDF). Flowers to Wear PPT. Materials Used. Corsage Reading. Administrative Professionals Day FAQ.
Floral Design: Demonstration (PDF). Design Tasks (Doc). Wreath Intro Notes (PPT). Head Wreath Intro (PPT) Ikebana Design (PPT).
NWTC & GBBG Tour.
Plant Growth Hormones. Notes (PPT). Easy to Propagate Via Cuttings List (Link). Grafting Lab Examples with Photos (Link).
Design Principals.Principals of Design Reading 1. Principals of Design Reading 2. Types of Flowers.
Customer Service. FISH Video(Link). Disney Video. (Link).
Plant Profiles Workday. Sample
Aqua/Hyrdo/Aero Ponics. Research Guide (Doc).
Landscape Design. Notes (PPT). Landscape Materials PDF. WI Trees (PDF) Native Plant Guide (Link).
Drafting. Notes (PPT)
*** INFORMATION UNDER THIS LINE IS OLDER
Th: Profiles Workday Lab 5-1. _
Th: Signs of Health LESSON FOR APRIL 2ND Health Concerns Reading.
W: Interiorscaping & Vertical Farming: Article 1. Article 2. Interiorscaping Proposal
Google Classroom Website Link. Google Classroom Tips. Google Classroom - How to Submit Video.
Additional Floriculture Links.
Growth Mindset Video (Link). Intro to Horticulture (PPT) Plant Taxonomy (PPT). Career Project Outline (Doc).
Greenhouse Manager Positions (GDoc) Guest Speakers. Thank You Note Expectations (Doc). Horticultural History & Trends: Plant Taxonomy Practice Sheet (Doc), Horticulture History (PPT) Mind Map Software (Link). Floral History Worksheet (Doc).