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2024 CT Accredited Nursery Professional (CANP)

August 27 at 7:00 pm – December 3 at 9:00 pm

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

Registration coming soon!


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!

Program Format

CNLA’s annual 13-week certification program is 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.  Learn directly from several  instructors, who give great, two-hour informative lectures each night.

The program uses Zoom.  No software is needed for this platform.  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.  A Plant ID workshop will be scheduled during the course.  The exam will be in person at a location to be determined.   Only registered attendees can participate in the class.

2024 SCHEDULE*

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

August 27 – Perennials
September 3 – Plant ID I
September 10 – Plant ID II
September 17 – Botany
September 24 – Environmental Factors & Culture
October 1 – Lawns
October 8 – Soils
October 15 – Plant ID III
October 22 – Insects
October 29 – Nutrition
November 5 – Design
November 12 – Weeds
November 19 – Plant Diseases
November 26 – Review
December 3 ~ Exam (The exam will be in-person. The location is tbd.)

*Subject to change

Details

Start:
August 27 at 7:00 pm
End:
December 3 at 9:00 pm