Apr 13, 2024  
Workforce and Continuing Education Catalog 2023-2024 
Workforce and Continuing Education Catalog 2023-2024

Environmental Horticulture Certificate


There are two unique certificate opportunities for this field! Please see Basic Sustainable Landscape Certificate   for the other option.

Learn the required skills and receive state-of-the art information necessary to develop a solid foundation in the original “Green Industry”. The Sustainable Landscape Design Program encourages professional standards, a strong work ethic, and sound management practices.  

Please take the courses in the order outlined below.


LAND 8022A  

Basic Horticulture /How Plants Grow


LAND 8025A  

Plant Health Care


LAND 8024  

Pruning Workshop


LAND 8021  

Plant ID & Use 1-Trees


LAND 8022A  

Plant ID & Use 2-Shurbs


LAND 8023  

Plant ID & Use 3-Perennials


LAND 8027  

Rain Garden Workshop (optional-not part of the Cert program)

Students should try to register at least 5 days before the class start date. Early registration is encouraged.

Classes run sequentially each semester and cross over semesters for certificate completion. Not all classes are offered every semester.

For information, contact the staff at 586-498-4100 or email us at workforcedev@macomb.edu.