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Horticulture Program at Providence Center in Anne Arundel County, MD

The horticulture program at Providence Center provides vocational training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a working nursery. The people in our horticulture program are continuously gaining in-depth knowledge of horticulture and are building the valuable professional skills necessary for community employment. Not only are the people in our horticulture program learning how to grow and sustain beautiful plants native to Maryland, but they are also gaining job training that provides the skills needed to achieve greater independence.

To learn more about Providence Center’s horticulture program, contact our Horticulture Department by emailing twright@providencecenter.com today.

Horticulture Program at Providence Center in Anne Arundel County, MD

Environmental Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Region

Our horticulture team is contributing to our community through important environmental restoration projects, including the rebuilding of Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. By participating in our horticulture program, people at Providence Center are making the environment a greener, happier place.

In partnership with the Magothy River Association and Anne Arundel Community College, our wetlands program also offers floating gardens to help Maryland homeowners enhance their waterfront and clean our local waterways. Through their work, Providence Center’s Greenhouse and Gardens bring joy to both our Maryland neighbors and the earth as a whole.

Commercial Plant Growers in Arnold, MD

The horticulture program at Providence Center has worked with a number of prestigious organizations and companies in Maryland to meet their larger-scale commercial growing needs, including the Army Corps of Engineers, Dominion Energy, Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Maryland Therapeutic Riding. These meaningful partnerships are vital for Providence Center’s continued growth. Learn how you can become a part of our cherished community of supporters by making a donation or signing up to volunteer today.

Visit the Greenhouse & Gardens at Providence Center

Located at our Jean Bradbury Building at 370 Shore Acres Road in Arnold, MD, our horticulture program’s Greenhouse and Gardens are open to the public. Special orders and contract growing are welcome, and we are glad to offer delivery services. Visit us today to support the people in our community! To read more about Providence Center’s mission and contribution to Anne Arundel County, click here.

Our Beliefs

At Providence Center, we are motivated by the following beliefs:

  • We believe that adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be contributing and engaged members of their families and communities.
  • We believe that, with the right placement and support, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can work in meaningful jobs, earn competitive wages, and contribute to the world around them.
  • We believe that community is meant for every person, regardless of their ability, and every person should be afforded the opportunity to live, learn, and work in their community.
  • We believe that our Direct Support Staff is the foundation of our work.

Please consider supporting Providence Center. For more information or to place your order, contact Tom Wright at twright@providencecenter.com today.

Location of Greenhouse & Gardens in Arnold, MD

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