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.

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About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

Environmental Horticulture is the science and art of breeding, propagating, installing and maintaining plants to enhance the human and natural environment.


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2550 Hull Road, Rm. 1549


Related Programs 

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

Select 15 credits: 115
Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration
Residential Landscape Design
Turfgrass Culture
Introductory Nursery Management
Environmental Plant Identification and Use
Florida Native Landscaping
Ornamental Landscape Management
Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops
Annual and Perennial Gardening
Landscape Plant Establishment
Total Credits15