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Level I Certificate in Horticulture

Registration for spring courses now open!

  • Level I courses cover material essential for a foundation in good gardening practices and are designed sequentially beginning in September and progressing through April.
     
  • Level I requires completion of the seven Level I core courses and the Garden Practicum.
     
  • The Garden Practicum reinforces classroom work with hands-on experience in the garden.
     
  • Students can sign up for the Garden Practicum in either the fall or spring semesters.
     
  • The Level I Certificate serves as a foundation for all advanced courses.
     
  • Classes generally meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 8:30 pm (except The Science of Plant Propagataion).

Fall 2019 Level I

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, September 3 – 24
Herbaceous Plants
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, October 1 – 22
Ornamental Woody Plants
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, October 29 – November 19
Soil and Soil Amendments
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, November 26 – December 17
Plant Health Care
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Discounted cost for all 4 Fall Semester Level I courses: Members: $648, Non-Members: $702

Tuesday, 5pm, September 3: Initial Fall Meeting (registration ongoing)
Garden Practicum - Fall 2019 Semester
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195


Spring 2020 Level I 

Saturday, January 11 & Sunday, January 12, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Science of Plant Propagation
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, January 21 - February 11
Sustainable Garden Care & Maintenance
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, February 25 –  April 7
Landscape Design I
Members: $310, Non-Members: $330

Discounted cost for all 3 Spring Semester Level I courses: Members: $603, Non-Members: $648.

Garden Practicum - 2020 Spring Semester (not included in semester registration above)
Members: $180, Non-Members: $195

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Open Daily 9AM to 5PM

May 1st through Columbus Day
Here in beautiful Stockbridge, MA

Members
Free
Adults
$15
Seniors
$14
Students
$12
Under 12
Free

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