CPH Bookmark FINAL-1pageThe Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) program is designed for the mastery of basic horticulture and continuing education to build on your knowledge and skills. CPHs have chosen to enhance their stature and attain this high level of professional excellence by demonstrating their knowledge of horticultural techniques and commit to ongoing professional development.

So, what does this mean for you?

Horticulture Expertise

The designation, Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH), represents professional experience, education and knowledge of horticultural principles. CPHs are experts in their field.

A Valuable Resource

A Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) can help solve garden challenges from pruning to selecting the proper plant for your yard’s specific cultural conditions. Many CPH offer services in a variety of areas including garden design, garden coaching, container design, landscape maintenance and installation. They can also be found on staff at retail garden centers.

Finding a Certified Professional Horticulturist

Gardenwashington.com and WSNLA.ORG provide several search tools to locate a nursery or landscape business with a CPH on staff.

You can also ask your local nursery if there is a CPH on staff or look for the CPH logo on name badges and banners.
Click here to learn more about the Certified Professional Horticulturist certification.