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Growing Ornamental Plants

Course Code: AL0409CA17

Growing Ornamental Plants Class

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Date & Time

December 19, 2016
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)


This one-day course, taught by Bruce Neary, will focus on the factors and horticultural techniques and principles necessary for the preservation and care of ornamental plants in the landscape. He will share the most current practices and research that allow horticulturists, grounds managers, landscape architects and contractors to manage horticultural crops on commercial and residential sites.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Proper planting techniques;
  • Matching plants to various site conditions; and
  • Dealing with special planting situations.

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This is a a required course for the Rutgers Landscape Management Certificate program.


Pesticide Credits

4 units in 3A and PP2

8 credits in 3A

2.00 credits in 3A and 25

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Certified Arborist-5.25; BCMA Practice-4.0; BMCA-Management-1.25

Community Forestry Credits
4.5 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Early Registration Fee


Register on or before December 5, 2016 and save!

Registration Fee


After December 5, 2016

Cancellation Fee $35.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.