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  • Environmental Horticulture Management

    The environmental horticulture management certificate is offered via distance learning technologies. The certificate enables the working professional and/or adult learner who is place-bound and cannot attend classes in Gainesville to gain a background in the sustainable ornamental horticulture practices used in the greenhouse/nursery and/or landscape industries. The program emphasizes the conservation of resources through proper plant management.

    About this Certificate

    Students must have a high-school diploma or the equivalent and they must have completed all course prerequisites before enrolling in any course. Applicants also must have a basic understanding and/or coursework in biology, botany, chemistry or zoology, or permission of the department.

    Required Courses (15 credits chosen by the student and advisor)

    • EVR 3323 Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration, 4 credits
    • LDE 3410C Residential Landscape Design, 3 credits
    • ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture, 4 credits
    • ORH 3253C Introductory Nursery Management, 4 credits
    • ORH 3513 Environmental Plant Identification and Use, 2 credits
    • ORH 3815C Florida Native Landscaping, 3 credits
    • ORH 4236C Ornamental Landscape Management, 3 credits
    • ORH 4242C Arboriculture, 4 credits
    • ORH 4256 Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops, 3 credits
    • ORH 4804 Annual and Perennial Gardening, 1 credit
    • ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment, 2 credits
    • PLS 3222 Plant Propagation, 2 credits
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