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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

UMass Extension's GREEN SCHOOL is coming in 2020!

UMass Green School logo Every two years, UMass Extension offers our popular Green School, a comprehensive 12-day certificate short course for Green Industry professionals taught by UMass Extension Specialists and University of Massachusetts faculty. Green School is designed for landscapers, lawn care specialists, nursery operators, sports field managers, public and private grounds managers, arborists and others in the green industry. More details coming soon!
When: Oct. 26 - Dec. 10, 2020, twice weekly from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Doubletree Hotel, Milford, MA.

Looking for something for the gardener in your life? Send a UMass Garden Calendar!

Cover image of 2020 UMass Extension Garden Calendar For many years, UMass Extension has worked with the citizens of Massachusetts to help them make sound choices about growing and maintaining plants in their landscapes, including ornamental plants, backyard fruits and vegetables. Our 2020 calendar continues UMass Extension's tradition of providing gardeners with practical information. Featured this year is info on the care and cultural needs of rhododendrons and azaleas, some of the most popular choices for landscape plantings. For more images from the 2020 calendar as well as ording info, go to