FNGLA's Certified Professionals can earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through a variety of programs, including educational seminars, trade shows and even online courses.
Also, FNGLA and University of Florida Extension Service is proud to announce Online CEUs for FNGLA's Certified Professionals. Below are links to a variety of articles written by UF Extension Agents. To earn your CEU, you must read the entire article and successfully answer the questions at the end of the article. FNGLA Certified Professionals earn one (1) CEU for successfully answering the set of questions following each article. Please allow up to 3 weeks for the CEUs to be credited to your account.
Ixora Shrubs are Litmus Tests for Several Soil Nutrient Problems
Doug Caldwell, Ph.D., UF/IFAS Collier County Extension
With certain plants, different ailments or pests cause remarkably similar symptoms. Reddish-Purple spots on Ixora plants aren’t always an indication of disease. To receive credit for this article, answer this survey.
Erin Harlow, Commercial Horticulture Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension – Duval County
Bees and other pollinators provide pollination of flowers which provide us with fruits and seeds to eat and sustain our food supply. Think about how barren the world would be without pollinators.
Alternative Palms for the Landscape
Henry Mayer, UF/IFAS Miami Dade Extension
Palms represent one of the most important elements in tropical, subtropical, and Mediterranean landscape. People living in more temperate climates often bring these symbols of the tropics into their homes as interiorscape plants. Specimen-sized palms are amazing features of elaborate interior landscapes.
Controlling Landscape Pests Using Integrated Pest Management
Jane Morse, Commercial/Urban Horticulture UF/IFAS
Usually the first thing that pops into our minds when we have a pest problem is to spray a pesticide, but pesticides should be used as a last resort after all other pest control options have been tried. A better approach for controlling pests is to use integrated pest management which uses a variety of methods including cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls.
Protecting Water Sources from Pesticides
Ed Skvarch, University of Florida IFAS
Water is a vital resource which if unprotected can become a permanent destination for pesticides. As a precious component of our environment, protecting water should be a high priority when applying pesticides.