The Michigan Certified Garden Retailer specialty has been developed for Green Industry professionals in a retail setting who interact with the end consumer regarding all their various landscape needs. Topics that are covered by this specialty include:

•    Merchandising
•    Perennials
•    Annuals
•    Vegetables
•    Roses
•    Small Fruits and Fruit Trees
•    Houseplants
•    Container Gardening
•    Lawn Management
•    Plant Health Care Products
•    Pesticide Use and Safety
•    Planting Techniques
•    Mulches
•    American Standard For Nursery Stock

Study Manuals to assist you in preparing for the CGIP Exam are available for purchase.

How to Become a Michigan Certified Garden Retailer