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Horticulture is a profession that combines the creativity of design with the knowledge of science. The Ornamental Horticulture A.A.S. degree program trains students in the areas of landscape and floral design, landscape maintenance, nursery and greenhouse production, and turf maintenance.   more

The Plant Science A.S. degree program prepares students for the junior year of study at a college or university offering such fields as horticulture, botany, conservation, environmental science, ecology, and forestry. Horticulture students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should consider this alternative.   more

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MCCC Horticulture Program Wins Gold At Philadelphia Flower Show for its "Verdant Veranda"

Mercer County Community College (MCCC) continued its winning ways at the Philadelphia Flower Show (PFS) this weekend, taking home the gold medal for its Mediterranean-themed display.

Created by MCCC Horticulture, Graphic Design and Arts students, the display, titled “Verdant Veranda,” is the college’s third top-3 placing at PFS in the last four years. According to Horticulture and Plant Science Professor Amy Ricco, the display was inspired by the importance of the floriculture industry.   more

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