Landscape managers and master gardeners are in high demand to maintain and enhance grounds for commercial and public property owners, including stadiums, golf courses, apartment complexes, resorts and office parks.
Turfgrass — a core element of landscape design — is a highly specialized aspect of landscape management.
The University of Georgia proudly offers its own courses for the landscaping industry.
- In UGA’s turfgrass courses, you’ll learn to select and maintain different types of turf grasses for a variety of conditions, such as drought, shade and high traffic.
Register yourself or employees for UGA's Principles of Turfgrass Management (offered in English or Spanish) and become Landscape Industry Certified by PLANET, The Professional Landcare Network. UGA's Sports Turfgrass Management Course is an in-depth review of fundamental sports field management practices.
- Recertification Online Course for Level II: Introduction to Design brings you up-to-date on the latest changes in the federal and state requirements for land-disturbing activities.
- Armitage’s Herbaceous Perennials for the Sun is ideal for master gardeners, nursery employees, and landscape designers.