Florida Landscaping Expert Certification Program at the Everglades Wonder Gardens

The Florida Landscaping Expert Certification Program was developed to meet the need for a standard curriculum of information about the issues of landscaping in the subtropics. The program is for those who serve on a landscaping committee or are participating in a Garden Club of members who are responsible for the common areas of their Homeowners Associations.

The Florida Landscaping Expert Program is a modular curriculum that is delivered over 12-hours. After attending the four 3-hour sessions, participants will receive an Everglades Wonder Garden Certificate of Achievement and certification as a Florida Landscaping Expert. If you are unable to attend all four sessions (barring unforeseen circumstances) please postpone taking this course until the next time it is offered. Space is limited.

Dates: Session I – Friday, January 18, 2019 Session III – Friday, February 15, 2019

Session II – Friday, February 1, 2019 Session IV – Friday, March 1, 2019

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. when a light breakfast will be served. The program begins at 9 a.m. and ends at noon. Bring comfortable clothing because a portion of the program will be held outside.

The sessions will be held at the Everglades Wonder Gardens, Environmental Learning Center, 27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. There is ample parking on the north side of the Wonder Gardens’ property. Registration fee: $49

Topics include:

I. Living in a Subtropical Climate

II. Using Plants in Landscaping

III. Right Plant in the Right Place

IV. Shrubs and Trees

V. Proper Pruning

VI. All About Palms

VII. Florida Statutes and Landscaping

VIII. Essentials of Mulch

IX. Understanding Turf Management

X. Irrigation: Key to Success

Sessions are indoors and outdoors and include hands-on activities.

Sponsored by:

Platinum Sponsor – Greenscapes

Gold Sponsors -, Site One, Southwest Spreading

Silver Sponsors – Gulfshore Insurance, Guardian Property Management

Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC

For more information contact : 

ZulianaSalerno, education coordinator


239-992-2591 or 

 Mary Pearce, program coordinator (volunteer) mdpearce103@gmail.com


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