Commercial Horticulture - Landscapes


Central Florida Landscapes Welcome to Central Florida Landscapes – a web site dedicated to the landscape and pest control industry. It is intended for the professional involved in a horticulture service including design, installation and maintenance contractors, pesticide applicators, arborists, sports turf managers and many others. If you own a horticulture service business or are employed by one, or work for a government agency or a theme park, this is a place where you can receive quick and easy access to accurate, up to date and unbiased research based information from the University of Florida IFAS Extension.

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Pesticide Applicator Certification

Pesticide Applicator Certification helps program participants obtain and maintain their pesticide licenses and includes exam preparation, administration and license retention with continuing education classes.

Green Industries - Best Management Practices (BMP)

Best Management Practices Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification (GI-BMP) is mandated by the State of Florida and Orange County’s fertilizer ordinance. All commercial applicators are required to obtain a fertilizer applicator’s license and become GI-BMP certified in order to apply fertilizers and to obtain or renew a local business tax certificate.

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Learning Opportunities and Events

Learning opportunities and events for professionals in the Landscape Maintenance and Pesticide Applicator industries.