Floriculture is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the growing and marketing of flowers and ornamental plants, in addition to, usage in floral arrangement and design.
The floriculture industry encompasses the following:
- Greenhouse and field production and management
- Garden center and floral shop operations and management
- Floral design and management
The Nebraska Floriculture Career Development Event is designed to create an interest in careers within the floriculture industry through education, investigation and hands-on technical skill development delivered through the agriculture education curriculum.
Agricultural Education courses that may align to Floriculture include:
- Plant Science
- Nursery Management
- Greenhouse Management
- Floral Design
- Plant Biology