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Environmental Horticulture

Environmental Horticulture

A Continuing Education Program

In Macomb’s Environmental Horticultural Certificate Program, you will learn how to plant, grow, prune and maintain plants, and the importance of soil, water and nutrients to their survival.  You will explore the sustainable philosophy of “Right Plant, Right Place,” as well as the identifying characteristics and growth requirements of trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers.   You will also become familiar with different types of turfgrass, including their ornamental and erosion-control properties.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Environmental Horticulture

  1. Take individual classes or earn a certificate
  2. Classes held conveniently in the evenings
  3. Learn from an experienced horticulturist

Environmental Horticulture Courses at Macomb

  • Basic Horticulture/How to Grow Plants
  • Plant Healthcare
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Perennials and Groundcovers
  • Pruning Workshop
  • Turfgrass Management

Career Opportunities in Environmental Horticulture

With an Environmental Horticulture Certificate, you will be qualified for positions with a landscaping company or nursery.

How do I find out more about the Environmental Horticulture Certificate Program?

For more information about the Environmental Horticulture Certificate Program at Macomb, contact the program coordinator at 586.498.4100 or

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out on application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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