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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 2022 - Tentative)
Learn plant classification and biology basics to better understand how plants and trees are grouped and identified.
Soil & Plant Relationships Soil and Plant Relationships (December 2022 - Tentative)
Gain an understanding of the practical aspects of soil science, along with strategies for proper plant selection.
Growing Ornamental Plants Class Caring for Ornamental Plants (December 16 & 17, 2021)
This course focuses on horticultural techniques for the care of ornamental plants in the landscape.
Basics of Turfgrass Management Course Basics of Turfgrass Management: Part 1 (December 20, 2021)
Turfgrass lawns and alternatives, agronomic basics, steps for establishing a new lawn, and maintenance will be covered in this half-day course.
Basics of Turfgrass Management Course Basics of Turfgrass Management: Part 2 (December 21, 2021)
Problem solving and pest control, growing grass in the shade, and steps for renovating an existing lawn will be covered in this half-day course.
Pest Management of Landscape Plants Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants (January 4, 2022)
This course covers identification and control of diseases, along with weed and insect problems in landscape plants.
Water Management and Drainage Training Course Water Management and Drainage (January 6 & 13, 2022)
This course focuses on the drainage problems and repairs of highest value to you, your customers, and their plants.
Integrated Pest Management Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (January 12, 2022)
Learn about the philosophy of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and discover practical strategies for implementing IPM.
Intro to Pruning Techniques Class Introduction to Pruning Techniques (March 24, 2022)
Learn how to properly prune your landscape plants while preserving their natural vigor and beauty.
Pest Management of Landscape Turf Pest Management of Landscape Turf (March 28, 2022)
Learn valuable clues to effectively diagnose and treat insect, disease, and weed problems in turf.

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!

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

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