This year’s Green Industry Training has wrapped up, and we are proud to present the newest crop of green industry professionals. This certification provides a wide breadth of horticultural knowledge tailored to Northern Nevada, and covers topics ranging from pruning practices to pest management, soils, noxious weeds, and everything in between. The program equips professionals with a strong foundation of horticultural knowledge and proper practices.

Congratulations to everyone that passed the 2020 Green Industry Training!

Participant organizations this year include:

  • Evergreen Landscape Development
  • Heirloom Gardens
  • Moana Nursery
  • Peak Landscape
  • Reno Housing Authority
  • Signature Landscape
  • The Greenhouse Project
  • Truckee Meadows Water Authority
  • Wilbur D. May Arboretum

Certification has been awarded to:

  • Frankie Arrington
  • Leif Christian
  • Ashley Del Rosario
  • Shawn Dolan
  • Bradon Franklin
  • Elora German
  • Johnnie Gonzales
  • Edel Herrera
  • Ruben Herrera
  • Nestor Herrera
  • Heather Howell
  • Holly Jacobs
  • Matthew Kane
  • Cory King
  • Gabrielle Lautzenheiser
  • Michael Link
  • Sandra Martin
  • Osmin Perez
  • Jennifer Perico
  • Wiiliam Perz
  • Mike Pickering
  • Juan Prado
  • Paula Starkey
  • Caron Tayloe
  • Brandon Walker
  • Joe Wilday
Morris, C. 2020, Certified Nursery Workers, Spring 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin

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Also of Interest:

Hydrangeas in Northern Nevada
Are there varieties of hydrangeas that will grow here? Yes. Will they thrive? Rarely, under average garden conditions.
JoAnne Skelly 2016, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Certified Nursery Workers, Spring 2021
Certified Nursery Worker Professional List, Spring 2021 Class
Morris, C. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin
easter lily flower
The history and tradition of the Easter lily
History and meaning of Easter Lily including origin, current nurseries and religious meaning.
Fisher, J. 2018, Reno Gazette Journal

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