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Level I Certificate in Horticulture

The 2020 Level I Horticulture Certificate Program is fully enrolled. If you would like to be added to the waitlist please click this link 

  • Level I courses cover material essential for a foundation in good gardening practices and are designed sequentially beginning in September and progressing through May.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Scholarships are available. For more information contact Director of Education Bridgette Stone bstone@berkshirebotanical.org
     
  • 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 Propagation).

Fall 2020 Level I (Fully Enrolled)

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Herbaceous Plants
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Ornamental Woody Plants
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Soil and Soil Amendments
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Plant Health Care
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Garden Practicum - 2020 Fall Semester (not included in semester registration above)
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200


Spring 2021 Level I 

The Science of Plant Propagation
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Sustainable Garden Care & Maintenance
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

Landscape Design I
Members: $315, Non-Members: $335

Discounted cost for all 3 Spring Semester Level I courses

Garden Practicum - 2021 Spring Semester (not included in semester registration above)
Members: $185, Non-Members: $200

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