11011 SW 104 St.
Miami, FL 33133
THE PROGRAM: FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP) program provides core horticulture training designed for persons working in the horticulture industry or those studying to enter the field. It is the industry’s only standard for measuring horticulture knowledge on everything from plant and pest identification to landscape management. The FCHP promotes professionalism among horticulture professionals, including nursery, greenhouse, landscape and retail garden center employees. The FCHP program integrates principles of the Florida Friendly Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) program and has been endorsed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER?
Topics include safety and business issues, laws, ordinances; sales and voluntary compliance issues; plant biology and classifications; fertilizer, water, light, temperatures; plant growth, soil, pH and plant problems; diseases, weeds, insects; landscape design, turf, foliage; irrigation, landscape management; turf maintenance and pruning.