To receive more information on a green industry career, you can visit THELANDLOVERS.COM
This website was created to raise awareness of green industry careers to junior high and
high school students, and provides a comprehensive overview of the many career options
available in the green industry including: landscape installation, landscape design,
landscape management and lawn care, irrigation, nursery and greenhouse production,
arboriculture, garden center, and gardening services.
The Ohio State University
  • Landscape & Floriculture
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Turf
Having a good educational background is as important in the landscape industry as it is
with any other vocation.

Ohio has nine college level horticulture programs - one bachelor degree program and
eight associate degree programs.  
You can also check your local high school vocational school or career center to see if a
horticulture program is available.

The following list provides you with the names of Ohio's programs along with the college
website and what areas the programs emphasize.
Green Industry Careers
Do you enjoy being outdoors?  Do you like to work with your
hands?  Does it appeal to you to design beautiful spaces?  
Can you envision yourself running a crew or a company? Then
a career in landscape might be for you.

There are also opportunities to work in the landscape industry
for those interested in sales, human resources, office
administration, mechanics, etc.

With so many choices, it is not surprising that landscape and
horticulture has become a very popular second career choice
for those considering a career change as well as for those just
entering the workforce.
Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
Toll Free: 800-335-6521
Central Ohio Technical College
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Landscape Architecture Major
Cuyahoga Community College, East
  • Landscape Contracting
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Arboriculture
  • Garden Center Operations
Cincinnati State Technical
& Community College
  • Landscape Horticulture
  • Turfgrass Management
Kent State University, Salem Campus
  • Landscape Design
  • Urban Forestry
  • Turfgrass Management
Clark State Community College
  • Landscaping & Nursery Operations
  • Turf & Landscape Operations
  • Golf Course Operations
  • Nursery Operations
Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute
  • Landscape Contracting
  • Construction
  • Nursery Management & Production
  • Turfgrass Management
Columbus State Community College
  • Landscape Design/Build
Owens Community College
  • Agricultural Business
  • Landscape Management
  • Turfgrass Management
For details and pricing regarding placing your Help
Wanted or For Sale ads with the OLA, please call
1-800-335-6521 or email