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U NDERSTANDING H ORTICULTURE Ms. Gripshover Unit 1 Floral Design
O UR O BJECTIVES 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
V OCABULARY S CAVENGER H UNT Botany Floriculture Foliage plants Horticulture Horticulture industry Horticulture technology Landscape horticulture Nursery Olericulture Ornamental horticulture Pomology
W HAT 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
T ASK #1 (A NSWER 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)
W HAT 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
T ASK #2 (A NSWER 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.
H OW 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
T ASK #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?