Quail Run Trail will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 19 for maintenance. Instructional signage will be posted in the Garden

Planting & Maintenance Certificate

Desert Landscape School

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Learn the appropriate techniques in planting desert plants and trees and how to care for them throughout the years. Experts will discuss best management practices in planting and pruning and students will have the opportunity to practice and take part in demonstrations. This class is ideal for homeowners and professionals who install and care for landscape plants in the desert environment. This 20-hour program includes the following topics:

  • Planting
  • Pruning
  • Plant diagnosis
  • Abiotic disorders
  • Biotic disorders

There are no pre-requisites for this program. This is an assessment-based certificate program. Achievement of the certificate is dependent on meeting or exceeding the attendance and assessment requirements for the program.