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Ornamental Horticulture

New Students

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Request that a free information packet about the Ornamental Horticulture program be sent to you by mail or email. Includes a free subscription to the Urban Horticulturist newsletter.

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Next Orientation

Orientation for the Ornamental Horticulture department will be:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM / Room M-105 at Cuyamaca College

Meet professors, find out about classes, careers, job opportunities.


The Cuyamaca College Botanical Society is a great source of information throughout the year and provides annual scholarships.

Scholarship Info

Photo Tour

Photo Tour of the Cuyamaca College Ornamental Horticulture Facility, Class Activities and Botanical Society Events. PDF tour

Cuyamaca College Botanical Society

The Cuyamaca College Botanical Society
Cuyamaca College's Horticulture Club

One of Cuyamaca College's most active clubs. The CCBS raises funds for scholarships and assists in beautifying the campus and community.

More on ASLA

American Society of Landscape Architects

Become a part of the first Student Affiliate Chapter in the U.S.

ASLA logoCuyamaca College, in conjunction with the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA,) established the first Student Affiliate Chapter in the United States. More about ASLA

Career Options

Thinking about a career in Ornamental Horticulture? Check out this American Society for Horticulture Science site.

There are many Horticulture career options: ASHS SITE

  • Agricultural Inspector*
  • Agricultural Researcher**
  • Arboretum/Park Director*
  • Arboriculture Technician
  • Botanical Illustrator
  • County/State Agricultural Advisor*
  • Environmental Designer**
  • Floral Designer
  • Flower Shop Manager
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Golf Course Worker
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Grounds Maintenance Manager
  • Grower/Production Manager
  • Horticultural Journalist*
  • Irrigation Consultant

Intrigued with Irrigation? Check out this DVD online...IAEF DVD

  • Landscape Architect**

Thinking about a career in Landscape Architecture? Check out the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), then enroll in out Landscape Design Program.
ASLA Website

Landscape Architecture

  • Landscape Design

Interested in Landscaping? Check out this site, then enroll in out Landscape Design Program. Landscape Design

  • Landscape Technician

More careers in Landscape and Related Fields from the Land Lovers Site. Landscape Careers

  • Nursery/Garden Center Manager
  • Park Planner/Manager*
  • Plant Breeder/Propagator
  • Sports Field Manager
  • Turf Manager
  • Water Auditor
  • Water Conservationist*

Bachelor Degree normally recommended*
Bachelor Degree or higher required**

Last Updated: 10/12/2016


Don Schultz

Phone: 619.660.4023

Orientation poster
ASHS logo
from irrigation video
New Students


Leah Rottke
Program Coordinator
Phone: 619-660-4261

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District