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Landscape Training Courses

Rutgers Professional Landscape Programs:
2020-21 Season

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Course Name Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Advanced Pruning Techniques

TBD 1-day course Pruning

Athletic Field Maintenance and Construction

2/10/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Athletic Fields & Park Management

Baseball and Softball Skin Surface Selection and Management

2/22/21 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management
Basic Chainsaw Safety TBD 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Basic Chainsaw Safety TBD 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Basics of Turfgrass Management: Part 1

12/21/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Basics of Turfgrass Management: Part 2

12/22/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Beds and Borders Seminar

3/01/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Plants
Best Management Practices for Tree Care 1/21/21 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Better Business Management Skills for the Landscape Professional

1/07/21 1-day course Business Management

Caring for Ornamental Plants

12/10/20 Two 1/2-day sessions Plants

Common Sense Business and Pricing Strategies for Landscape Contractors

TBD 1-day course Business Management

Concrete Pavers

1/20/21 1-day course Construction & Design

CORE Basic Pesticide Training Programs

Various Dates 1/2-day course held every month Pesticides

Designing and Installing Retaining Walls

1/28/21 1-day course Construction & Design

Diseases and Pests of Trees

2/24/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Arboriculture/Tree Care

Don't Panic! Simple Repairs for Small Engines

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Don't Panic! Simple Repairs for Small Engines

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3A

10/16/20 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3B

10/16/20 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification Seminar

TBD 1-day course Pesticides
Greenhouse Crop Production
TBD 2-day course Plants

Hazardous Tree Identification

12/18/20 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Hazardous Tree Identification

3/11/21 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Home Gardeners School

TBD 1-day course Plants

Home Gardeners School @Home

Various Dates Varies Plants

Introduction to Plant Identification

2/03/21 2-day course Plants

Introduction to Pruning Techniques

3/25/21 2-hour course Pruning

Irrigation 101 NEW!

3/04/21 1/2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Design and Installation

TBD 4-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Lake Management

10/21/20 3-day course Irrigation & Water Management
Landscape and Horticulture TBD 1-day course Plants

Landscape Design I: The Basics

1/08/21 8-day course held over 8 weeks Construction & Design

Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

1/12/21 1-day course Pest Management

Landscape Lighting: Design and LED Technology

TBD 1/2-day course Construction & Design

Landscape Plants: Identification, Selection and Application

1/08/21 10-day course held over 10 weeks Plants
Landscape Project Management TBD 1-day course Business Management

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging

TBD 2-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care
Making the Most Out of the Internet and Your Website TBD 1-day course Business Management

Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/11/21 1-day course Plants

Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants

1/25/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Pest Management

Managing Turfgrass and Landscape Weeds

3/16/21 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects: Identification, Biology, and Special Control Considerations

TBD 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects: Identification, Biology, and Special Control Considerations

12/16/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects: Introduction to Insects

12/04/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Municipal Shade Tree Management

11/23/20 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Natural and Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Sports Turf

TBD 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

New Jersey Fertilizer Recertification Program

11/19/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Organic Turfgrass Management

1/26/21 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces: Kitchens, Fire Pits and More

3/03/21 1-day course Construction & Design

Park Management and Liability Issues

TBD 1-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Park Management and Park Plants NEW!

3/10/21 1-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Pest Management of Landscape Turf

TBD 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/06/21 1-day course Pest Management

Pesticide Calibration

10/20/20 1/2-day course Pesticides

Pond Design, Management, and Maintenance

4/15/21 2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Roadside & Right-Of-Way Vegetation Management

3/19/21 1/2-day course Roadside Management

Shop Repairs for Small Engines

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Shop Repairs for Small Engines

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Snow and Ice Removal for Towns and Public Grounds

11/18/20 1/2-day course Snow & Ice Management

Soil and Plant Relationships

12/07/20 Four 1/2-day sessions Plants
Spanish Language/Culture for Agriculture and Horticulture 1/19/21 8-week course Business Management

Sustainable Landscape Design

2/23/21 1-day course Construction & Design

Tree Planting and Installation

2/16/21 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Tree Pruning

2/17/21 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Turfgrass Disease Management - Part 1

10/22/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Turfgrass Disease Management - Part 2

10/23/20 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management
Urban Rooftop Gardens NEW! 4/21/21 1/2-day course Construction & Design

Water Management and Drainage

TBD Two 1/2-day sessions Irrigation & Water Management

The Woody Plants of Summer: Native Plants

3/17/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Plants

The Woody Plants of Summer: Plants from Abroad

3/23/21 Two 1/2-day sessions Plants
Special Programs Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Professional Golf Turf Management School: Two-Year Certificate Program

Various Dates 20-week course held over 2 years Turfgrass Management

Professional Golf Turf Management School: Three-Week Preparatory Short Course

1/11/21 3-week course Turfgrass Management
Topic Areas