Guelph Horticulture Certificates
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This certificate is designed especially for gardeners wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills relating to the residential garden environment.
Landscape environments must provide both aesthetic satisfaction and functional value in residential and commercial settings. Learn the Design Process and principles of landscape design, incorporate computer assisted design into your plans and explore the uses of landscape construction.
Growing Plants for Profit
The key to operate a profitable business in the garden and landscape industries, is knowing how to effectively grow healthy plants while at the same time implementing sound business practices.
Maintaining Golf Courses
Golf superintendents are under close scrutiny in today's urban and rural settings. Turf identification and management are at the forefront of this certificate. Explore insect, disease and weed management options and best management practices for environmental care of golf courses.
Discover design tactics and resource management strategies to retain or enhance naturalized landscapes. Gain knowledge in tree health as it relates to both the individual plant and woodland communities.
Sustainable Urban Agriculture
Individuals and professionals interested in producing food in an urban environment will learn both theory and practical skills to support agricultural sustainability. Compare and select agricultural practices that are environmentally sound, productive and provide a positive social impact on individuals and your community.
Sustainable Urban Horticulture
Focusing on the environmental, social and economic implications of horticulture in our cities examine land management practices and best plant selection. Discuss current and future urban landscape designs trends.