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2020 CT Accredited Nursery Professional Program

August 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Become a “CANP”, A Plant Expert People Seek!

DID YOU KNOW…More professional firms are requiring accredited nursery and landscape staff to install and design jobs?

Why Enroll in CANP?

  • To become more knowledgeable, to assist consumers in making better plant choices.
  • To improve your work performance.
  • To move your business forward.
  • To encourage team building.
  • Because it is important to have certifications within the industry.

canp is for everyone working or studying in the green industry!

Past students have backgrounds in all fields of our industry: Design, Growing/Propagation, Landscape, Retail, Turf Management and Wholesale.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve just started in the industry or have been involved for year . . . CANP is for you!


Same Program – Different Format

CNLA’s annual 13-week certification program is now ON-LINE.  The program will teach you the basics of botany, plant identification, and professional horticultural information. The low admission fee for the Connecticut Accredited Nursery Professional program makes accreditation open to all persons in the nursery and landscape industry and is honored in all six New England states. Learn directly from several  instructors, who give great, two-hour informative lectures each night.

The program is through Zoom Video Webinar.  Prior to the start of class, instructions and the necessary links will be emailed to you.  The email will be sent to the address provided on the registration so please be sure it your email address.  Only registered attendees can participate in the class.

The registration fee for the program is $145 for members.  You will receive a link for the manual.  The fee to purchase a hard copy of the manual is $35.  Manuals are available in English and Spanish.

Click here to register on-line.  For members, please use the email address CNLA has on file for you.

Click here to download the registration form and submit it to the CNLA Office ( or  PO Box 30, Bloomfield, CT 06002) with paymen



All classes are on Tuesday; 7:00—9:00 pm

August  11~ ~ Plant ID I – Perennials

August  18 ~ Plant ID II

August  25 ~ Plant ID III

September 1 ~ Botany

September 8 ~ Environmental Factors & Culture

September 15  Soils

September 22 ~ Nutrition

September 29 ~ Insects

October 6 ~ Plant ID IV

October 13 ~ Plant Diseases

October 20 ~ Lawns

October 27 ~ Weeds

November 5 ~ Design

November 10 ~ Exam

November 17 ~ Make Up Exam

*Schedule subject to change


August 11, 2020
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Association
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