Training & Certification for Landscape Professionals

Sustainable landscaping is a growing market. Green Gardening training puts you in the lead. Check this page regularly for upcoming professional trainings, or view Past Workshop Presentations. For training materials in other languages see Translations.

Upcoming training opportunities

City of Seattle 2020/2021 IPM Continuing Education and Recertification Webinar Series: To accommodate the changes brought about this year by COVID-19, the 2020 Seminar is now planned as a series of 4 webinars. To offer participants the same number of credits as our traditional 2-day event, we will offer 2 webinars in Fall 2020 and 2 webinars in Winter 2021. Registration will open in late September.

Part One: October 28, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Register for Part One 
You must register online through this link to attend.

  • Pesticides and Pollinators
  • Managing Trees in NW Cities
  • IPM Strategies using Eco-Turf

Part Two: November 18, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Register for Part Two

  • After RoundUp: alternative weed management products and strategies
  • Urban Forest Pest Readiness
  • Asian Giant Hornet

Parts Three and Four coming in early 2021.

Cost: Free (pre-registration required)

Credits: 3 WSDA credits per webinar; ISA, Eco-PRO, and CPH credits to be determined.

Training and certification resources:

Landscape professionals can learn more and be recognized through:

Community college horticulture, landscape, and urban agriculture professional training:

Professional organizations offering training: