Careers in Horticulture

by  Longwood Gardens

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Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the great gardens of the world and hear from the people that make it successful. Learn about the variety of career opportunities in horticulture and gain a better understanding of career pathways. Interact with a Longwood Educator throughout the presentation and discover this professional field.

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About This Program


By Request: $0.00


Longwood Gardens provides all of our virtual field trips free of charge for K-12 schools to ensure our programs are accessible to all students.


30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode


Booking Information

Programs are available Tuesdays through Fridays from September through May. All programs should be requested at least 2 weeks in advance. Registration for the 2023-2024 school year begins August 22, 2023 and ends April 1, 2024. Please call (610) 388-5217 or email VirtualFieldTrips@longwoodgardens.org if you need assistance.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please cancel programs at least 48 hours in advance. With the exception of inclement weather situations, schools that do not cancel in advance will be denied participation in other programming for that school year and possible future programs.

About This Provider

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Longwood Gardens

Kennett Square, PA
United States

One of the world's great gardens, Longwood's story is one of legacy, innovation, and stewardship. Our Gardens are a living expression of all that our founder, Pierre S. du Pont, found inspiring, meaningful, and beautiful. From the intricate fountain systems to the meticulous gardens to the architectural grandeur, awe-inspiring discoveries await at every turn. Longwood Gardens provides curriculum-based lessons taught by our talented Educators. Lessons include hands-on activities for students to complete as they explore our beautiful Gardens.

Kellie Saraceno

Program Details


1. Welcome to Longwood Gardens and the program
2. Define horticulture
3. Hear from Longwood's horticulture staff about their journey into horticulture
4. Discuss a variety of career opportunities in horticulture
5. End with a question and answer session


Students will...
- Define horticulture
- Explore the profession of horticulture
- Identify career opportunities in horticulture

Standards Alignment

National Standards

This program aligns with college and career readiness aspects of the Common Core Standards.