Certificate Horticulture Course

Training site: John D. Campbell Ag. Center, 18710 SW 288 St. Homestead, FL 33030

(University of Florida/ Miami-Dade County Extension) 

Who should attend:  Nursery growers and workers, landscape maintenance and installation personnel, tree trimming services, county, city, parks department employees, landscape architects, garden centers employees, home gardeners, and others.

Tentative Course outline

Note: In order to earn the certificate, you need to pass a take home exam (80% correct) and attend at least 5 of 7 of the sessions.

All classes are taught by University of Florida faculty.

Hands-on activities are included for most classes. 

 

WEEK #

 

Session

 

Instructor

 

Date

 1

Plant Propagation and Sanitation

Shawn Steed,

Polk County Extension

Sept 13

2 Plant Nutrition and Fertilization Henry Mayer, Miami-Dade County Extension Sept 20
3

Irrigation Management for Nursery Production

 

Irrigation Best Management Practices for Landscapes

Isaya Kisekka,

UF Tropical Research and Education Center

Mary McCready,

Miami-Dade County Extension

Sept 27
4

Pesticides 101

 

Horticulture Course for Nursery & Landscape

Plant Pathology

Vanessa Campoverde,

Miami-Dade County Extension

Aaron Palmateer,

UF Tropical Research and Education Center

Oct 4
5 Nursery Industry in Miami-Dade County

Vanessa Campoverde,

Miami-Dade County Extension

Oct 11
6 Landscape Management Henry Mayer, Miami-Dade County Extension Oct 18
7 Marketing and Bidding for Hortilcultural Products and Services

Alan Hodges, PhD

University of Florida

Oct 25

 

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