Training & Certification for Landscape Professionals

Sustainable landscaping is a growing market. Green Gardening training puts you in the lead. Check this page regularly for upcoming professional trainings, or view Past Workshop Presentations. For training materials in other languages see Translations.

Upcoming training opportunities

The King County Noxious Weed Control Program’s May Workshop Series is open for registration: The King County Noxious Weed Control Program is holding two online seminars on May 4 and May 11 packed with great information for anyone working on managing invasive plants and noxious weeds. Topics include weed maps and apps, weed identification, control techniques, applicator and environmental safety, pesticide regulations, and Indigenous approaches to invasive plant management. For full agendas, visit the Eventbrite pages linked below where you can also register for your free tickets. 

The two half-day webinars together will be worth 8 total Washington state pesticide applicator recertification credits. This is a great opportunity for landscape management professionals, seasonal crews and anyone interested in weeds to deepen their knowledge of how to control tough weeds in King County.

Please register separately for each day. 

King County Noxious Weed Control Webinar – Part 1
May 4, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST
Registration and agenda – Part 1

King County Noxious Weed Control Webinar – Part 2
May 11, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. PST
Registration and agenda – Part 2

Cost: Free (pre-registration required)

Credits: Two half-day webinars together will be worth 8 total Washington State Pesticide Applicator Recertification credits.

Training and certification resources:

Landscape professionals can learn more and be recognized through:

Community college horticulture, landscape, and urban agriculture professional training:

Professional organizations offering training: