Landscape Design & Management


The Landscape Design & Management course helps prepare students for careers in horticultural systems. Students will gain a solid understanding of landscape design, as well as management techniques and practices. In addition, key topics are covered, including landscaping tools, design, maintenance, plant selection and more.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 46
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 10-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 310
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 88
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James Henderson
Owner & President, Prime-Dirt

Richard Koenig, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Director, Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Washington State University

Rattan Lal
Professor, Department of Soil Science, Ohio State University

SAMPLE LESSON | Fertilizers & the Environment

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Field Trip: Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
  • Soils of the United States: Southern Region
  • Landscape Site Analysis
  • Landscape Design: Design Process
  • Plant Selection
  • Landscape Design: Introduction
  • Landscaping Styles
  • Landscape Maintenance Management
  • Estimating For Landscape Maintenance
  • Landscape Tools: Use & Safety
  • Power Blower
  • Power Shears
  • String Trimmer
  • Rotary Edger/Trimmer
  • 21-Inch Rotary Mower
  • Pruning Informal & Formal Hedges
  • Pruning Roses
  • Pruning Roses
  • Introduction to Irrigation
  • Irrigating the Land
  • Landscape Irrigation Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Growing Media for Landscape Plants
  • Planting Herbaceous Plants & Ground Covers
  • Planting Trees & Shrubs
  • Elements of Pruning
  • Advanced Pruning
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Fertilizers & Soil Amendments
  • Fertilizers & the Environment
  • Pesticide Safety: Minimal Risk To The Applicator
  • Pesticide Safety in the Landscape
  • Professional Turf Management
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Plant Systems
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Employability Skills
  • Workplace Issues
  • Safe Working Environment
  • Citizenship Basics
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events