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Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional (CNLP) Exam Review Course

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Course Description:

This course is designed to supplement study for landscape professionals interested in becoming a CNLP. Select topics from the CNLP Training Manual will be reviewed. As a CNLP in New York state, you will become one of many green industry professionals who share a common desire to continue their education and grow as professionals. In order to qualify for the CNLP Program, you must have graduated from a recognized two- or four-year college with a degree in a horticulture-related field, OR have at least three years experience working in the horticulture industry. Visit the NYS Nursery and Landscape website to start the process of becoming a CNLP:

Folks new to horticulture and landscape management are welcome and encouraged to participate. All sessions offered both in person and via Zoom, except Session 4 (Feb. 14), which is in person only.

Region 1 CNLP Exam is scheduled for Thursday, March 14th from 8 AM to 2 PM at the Long Island Welcome Center (Taste NY) community room at 5100 Long Island Expy, Dix Hills, NY 11746.

Register for the entire course here. Fee is $175:

You will receive links to the recording of past sessions. Be aware, CEUs can't be earned from recordings.

Register For Individual Sessions below:

Individual Courses

CEUs will vary by session. (see sidebar) NYSDEC pesticide applicator recertification credits are offered for sessions 3 and 5 only.

Session 5: Lawn Establishment & Maintenance

Date: February 20, 2024, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Location: Clark Botanic Garden, 193 I U Willets Rd., Albertson, NY 11507 and via Zoom.


Lawn Establishment & Maintenance
Bonnie Klein, Clark Botanic Garden

Bonnie will review steps to a successful lawn establishment, post-germination care, and routine lawn maintenance. Primary lawn pests, special lawn problems, fertilizer use regulations will also be reviewed.


$175 for ALL sessions. $45 for each individual session.


Mina Vescera
Nursery and Landscape Specialist

Last updated February 16, 2024