Landscape & Nursery Technology

Training San Diego Horticulturalists for Green Careers since 1975!

Since 1975, the Landscape & Nursery Technology program at Southwestern College has trained persons in the various horticultural trades. Degrees are offered in Sustainable Landscape Practices, Floral Design, Landscape Occupations, Landscape Architecture, Golf and Sports Turf Management, and Nursery Occupations. Our program has over 45 different classes offered during mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Southwestern College is located in Chula Vista, California; just minutes south of San Diego. Our climate is perfect for the growing of a tremendous variety of landscape plants and for the training of an increasing number of horticultural careers and opportunities.

In addition to our scholarly program, the Landscape and Nursery Technology program also participates in the promotion and advancement of the South Bay Botanic Garden at Southwestern College.  Consisting of a wonderful variety of trees, shrubs, and various plant collections, the garden is open Tuesdays thru Saturdays, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and admission is free.

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If you would like a free informational packet of Landscape & Nursery Technology degrees and courses and would like to get on our mailing list for upcoming classes, simply call us at (619) 421-6700 x5371 or E-mail us at

Landscape & Nursery Technology

Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, California 91910
(619) 421-6700 x5371

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