Professional Gardener Certificate Program
Levels 1 and 2
In the Professional Gardener Certificate of Merit Program, students gain the fundamental knowledge and skills required of garden professionals. This training program features hands-on learning leading to a new career or career advancement in the green industry.
Who should participate? Aspiring professional gardeners, landscape technicians, landscape maintenance professionals, and other green industry individuals seeking professional development. There are no prerequisites for this program, and no prior horticulture experience is needed.
Online registration is unavailable 24 hours prior to the class start date. You may still register by calling (847) 835-8261.
|Class Title||Start Date||Supply List|
|Botany 1||Wed., Sep. 7 - 6:30 pm||Supply List|
|Deciduous Trees Study CD||Tue., Sep. 13 - 6:30 pm|
|Deciduous Trees||Tue., Sep. 13 - 6:30 pm|
|Deciduous Trees Garden Walk A||Thu., Sep. 15 - 9:00 am|
|Deciduous Trees Garden Walk B||Sat., Sep. 17 - 9:00 am|
|Soil Basics, Intensive Session||Sat., Sep. 17 - 9:00 am||Supply List|
|Gardening Techniques: Session A||Sat., Oct. 1 - 7:30 am|
|Botany 2||Mon., Oct. 24 - 6:30 pm|