University PARK — Penn Condition Extension has introduced two new on the web programs, “Plant Identification and Use: Coniferous Trees” and “Weed Administration for Decorative Landscapes” for landscapers, horticulture experts, and avid gardeners.
In the program “Plant Identification and Usage: Coniferous Trees,” landscapers find out the identification options of 35 typical coniferous trees of the Northeast, the cultural prerequisites of coniferous trees, widespread insect and illness difficulties, standard pruning prerequisites and timing, and how to decide on coniferous trees for the landscape.
In “Weed Management for Decorative Landscapes,” individuals discover how to detect popular weeds in the Northeast, describe weed classification, replica, and plant life cycles. The course also covers the dangerous outcomes of undesired crops on individuals, other crops, animals, and the setting. It will help contributors understand integrated weed management techniques and why invasive weeds are necessary to control. The program also addresses right herbicide use and safety — from software to disposal — together with the solutions and devices landscape industry experts use to implement herbicides effectively.
Each programs qualify for Pennsylvania Accredited Horticulturist (PCH) continuing education units (CEUs). These programs are best for men and women searching for employment in landscape design, set up, and maintenance and landscape firms who want to present additional training to experienced personnel.
Extra facts and registration for these two new online courses, as well as Penn Condition Extension’s library of Green Field Expert Development Courses can be identified at extension.psu.edu/landscape-expert-development.
These programs ended up supported by the generous contributions of the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association.
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