The Michigan Certified Nurseryman specialty has been developed for Green Industry professionals who grow annuals, perennials, shrubs and/or trees in a nursery or greenhouse setting. Topics that are covered by this specialty include:

•    Nursery Operations
•    Propagation
•    Soil Properties and Soil Fertility
•    Container Substrates and Nutrition
•    Water Quality and Management
•    Implementing a Nursery Scouting Program
•    Insect Pests of Nursery Plants
•    Weed Management
•    Plant Disease Management
•    Industry Laws and Regulations
•    American Standard For Nursery Stock

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

Apply to Become a Michigan Certified Nurseryman