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Sustainable Landscape Design


Course Code: AL0222WA21

Sustainable Landscape Design

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Date & Time

Last Held: February 23, 2021
9:00am - 3:30pm EST (Log-in time: 8:30am EST)

Next offering tentatively planned for February 2022. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.


In this online course, instructors Bruce Neary and Jennifer Souder will show you how to create landscapes that last despite minimal maintenance. Take your plant skills to a higher level and offer a service customers are demanding. "Green consumers" are becoming more common. They're buying organic foods, natural cleaning products, and hybrid cars. They're also buying sustainable landscapes. Gain specific expertise on effective sustainable practices, including:

  • Re-vegetation/restoration;
  • Rain gardens;
  • Soils and composting;
  • Sustainable maintenance;
  • Native plants;
  • Going organic and more!

Find out what your colleagues had to say about this class.

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


**PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive recertification credits for any of our online courses, you will need to upload a photo ID and your license number before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you do not upload this information, you will NOT be able to attend.

NJ Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

NJ Licensed Tree Experts
5.5 CEUs for LTE and LTCO

Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Zoom. Registration will close on February 21, 2021. On February 22, you will receive an email with a link and instructions explaining how to access the course. On February 23, please log in to Zoom 30 minutes before the course start time for a brief overview of the online format. The course will start promptly at 9:00 am EST.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is necessary if you'd like to ask questions.
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

**PLEASE NOTE: You will need to upload a photo ID before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you cannot upload the ID, you will NOT be able to attend.


  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our email list (please reference "Sustainable Landscape Design" or Course Code AL0222) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Beth Perez, 848-932-7483

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Comments from Past Participants
What did you find to be the most useful aspect of the program?
"All the new views and info. Juice for the mind." - Anonymous

"The topics of discussion that are large (like sustainability) were made tangible" – Landscape Contractor

"Stimulating conversations. Handouts. Identifying plants for certain sites." - Anonymous