VNLA Certified Horticulturist Review Class

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VNLA Certified Horticulturist Review Class 2016-10-29T12:17:01+00:00

The 2017 review class for the Virginia Certified Horticulturist, sponsored by Central Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (CVNLA), is now open for registration.  The review class helps prepare employees for the VCH exam and promotes higher standards within our industry.

Registration application deadline January 9, 2017

Registration Form for CVNLA Review Classes


  • Membership VNLA $65.00 – $295.00
  • Manuals (Members) $135.00 (VNLA Members)   $175.00 (Non-Members) (includes tax/shipping)
  • Class Fees *$75.00 (CVNLA Members)  $ 150.00 (Non-Members)
  • Exam Fees $55.00 (VNLA Members) $250.00 (Non-Members)

* Must be an active CVNLA member by Jan. 9, 2017

Fees should be made payable to VNLA.  Help support your local organization, become a member of the Central Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association.

Order Manuals with a credit card at 800-476-0055. fax: 540-382-2716,
email:   Or order online at


Certification Course Schedule

Mondays, January 23 to March 13, 2017, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: all certification courses and the final examination will be held at the Henrico Government Complex-
8600 Dixon Powers Dr. Richmond, VA  23228
Human Services Building 2nd Floor Demo Kitchen

  • January 23 Basic Botany; Soils & Fertilizers; Lawns; Water  Quality & Conservation (Ed Olsen)
  •  January 30 Vegetable Garden; Fruit in the Home Garden; Indoor Plants, & Herbaceous Plants (Grace Elton)
  • February 6 Plant Propagation (Terry Lautzenheiser) Pruning (Jason Anderson)
  • February 13 Landscape Design (Tom Thompson)
  • February 20 Basic Entomology; Plant Pathology; Diagnosing Plant Damages & Pesticide Use & Safety (Carol Pilgrim)
  • February 27 Woody Plants ID (Jim Hassold)   Final exam application deadline 
  • March 6 Woody Plants ID (Jim Hassold)
  • March 13 Certification Examination begins at 6:00 pm and ends at 10:00pm