Smartscape is a training program specifically for landscape industry professionals. Smartscape workshops are designed to provide education on a wide range of topics encountered in the landscape industry. Smartscape is endorsed by the Arizona Landscape Contractors' Association (ALCA) and the Arizona Nursery Association (ANA). The Smartscape program prepares students with the essential skills to plan, create, and care for low-water-use plants and landscapes. Smartscape delivers 20 hours of high-quality education on the best irrigation and horticultural practices for the desert southwest. For $95, students receive a Smartscape manual with valuable information and materials, instruction from experts in the green industry, the opportunity to earn International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) continuing education units as well as the Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects continuing education units, and complimentary snacks. Upon graduation from the course, graduates receive a certificate of completion from the University of Arizona and a chance to market themselves as a Smartscape professional by listing their contact information in the Smartscape Online Directory at www.smartscape.org/directory. Class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 6th through March 1st from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Contact Kirti Mathura, the Smartscape Program Coordinator, with any questions or concerns. (602) 827-8206 or firstname.lastname@example.org *REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. A service fee is added to all credit/debit card payments. Contact Program Coordinator if you wish to pay with a check.
Maricopa County Coooperative Extension Office: 4341 East Broadway Rd. Phoenix, Arizona 85040