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Landscape Management Certificate

  • Are you launching a career in the landscaping industry?
  • Are you a seasoned pro who needs to upgrade your skills?
  • Are you looking for an edge against your competitors?

The Rutgers Landscape Management Certificate is the solution for you!

Landscape Management Certificate Sample

  • This certificate program consists of 9 classes.
  • Impress potential clients with a documented commitment to excellence.
  • Learn the core skills you need through hands-on training.
  • Do it all in one winter - or take a few courses each season until you've completed the requirements!
  • Total cost: $2070 (*Price is based upon early registration fee for each class.)
  • Questions about the Landscape Management Certificate? Contact Us

Landscape Management Certificate Program Courses:

You get 9 classes / 11 days of training!

Introduction to Plant Identification Introduction to Plant Identification (November 2020 - Tentative)
Learn plant classification and biology basics to better understand how plants and trees are grouped and identified.
Growing Ornamental Plants Class Caring for Ornamental Plants (December 2020 - Tentative)
This course focuses on horticultural techniques for the care of ornamental plants in the landscape.
Soil & Plant Relationships Soil and Plant Relationships (December 2020 - Tentative)
Gain an understanding of the practical aspects of soil science, along with strategies for proper plant selection.
Basics of Turfgrass Management Course Basics of Turfgrass Management (December 2020 - Tentative)
Get a full day of turf topics and best practices. You’ll learn about turf pests, soils and fertilization, and turfgrass varieties.
Water Management and Drainage Training Course Water Management and Drainage (December 2020 - Tentative)
This course focuses on the drainage problems and repairs of highest value to you, your customers and their plants.
Pest Management of Landscape Plants Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants (January 2021 - Tentative)
This course covers identification and control of diseases, along with weed and insect problems in landscape plants.
Pest Management of Landscape Turf Pest Management of Landscape Turf (January 2021 - Tentative)
Learn valuable clues to effectively diagnose and treat insect, disease, and weed problems in turf.
Integrated Pest Management Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (January 2021 - Tentative)*
Learn about the philosophy of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and discover practical strategies for implementing IPM.

*Only Day One of IPM is required for this certificate.
Intro to Pruning Techniques Class Introduction to Pruning Techniques (TBD)
Learn how to properly prune your landscape plants while preserving their natural vigor and beauty.

If you want to acquire advanced skills in design and construction for higher-end clients, consider enrolling in our Landscape Management II Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Landscape Management Certificate?

Do I need to apply for a certificate progam?
No. You just register for the individual classes.

How do I register for a certificate program?
You sign up for each class individually. The best way is to do it right here on our website.

Do I need to take all of the classes within a certificate in one year?
No. Do it all in one winter or take a few courses each season until you’ve completed the requirements!

If you are a One Stop customer, please contact Casey Sky Noon: 848-932-7250 or noon@njaes.rutgers.edu.

For all other inquiries, please contact Program Coordinator Joe Canzano: 848-932-7317 or jdc110@njaes.rutgers.edu.

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