The Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional Program is an intensive, on-going educational program designed to increase the skills of garden and landscape employees. The program was designed by members of the nursery and landscape industry with assistance from Cornell University. CNLPs are trained in a wide range of subjects, including plant pests and diseases, weeds and weed control, soils, fertilizer, pruning, and much more.
The CNLP Program strives to improve the professional standards of the nursery, landscape, and garden center industries by promoting the education and training of employees. It encourages continuing education and training of all nursery, landscape and garden center staff, including owners and managers.
Certified Nursery Landscape Professionals are committed to the industry through the rigorous training program the CNLP Program provides.