Horticulture & Agriculture

Agriculture and horticulture are vital industries in China, employing over 300 million farmers and workers. China ranks first in worldwide farm output, primarily producing rice, wheat, potatoes, sorghum, peanuts, tea, fish and other products. Horticulture is a meaningful industry with plants such as the magnolia tree, peony flowers, lotus flowers and bamboo taking on symbolic meaning to the people, creating an enviable artistic landscape.

Landscaping Design

  • Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures
  • Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor
  • Learn to maintain lawns and grass along roadsides
  • Help operate and maintain power mowers, tractors, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, and other landscape maintenance equipment
  • Learn how to spray and dust trees, shrubs, lawns and gardens, as directed, to control insects and disease
  • Help perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments