Do you own a small landscape business and want to develop your knowledge and skill set?

Are you self-taught? Learn more, including the software tools used by professionals.

Are you a professional in horticulture or landscape services looking for employee development?

Do you want your home landscape to offer a polished, professional look?

CCM, a leader in innovative programming for the workforce, professional development and skills training, is offering two new selections that are perfect for anyone in the broader landscape-horticulture industry, or for the passionate home gardener or master gardener wishing to expand.

These two classes will help improve your knowledge of plants, shrubbery and trees for effective use in seasonal and perennial landscapes for the WOW factor that everyone wants to create. Learn to ID plants effectively and then create 2-D drawings that bring your ideas to life. 


This 15-hour class introduces the concept of plant palettes.  It will help you identify plants for appropriate placement and selection in a variety of garden beds and settings.  Plant palettes refer to selections based on color, growing season and creating harmony with a complementing balance of ground covers, annual and perennial plants, shrubbery (sub-canopy) and trees (canopy).

INSTRUCTOR: Brian Oleksak, BS, MS

Wed, March 23-April 27, 6:30-9 p.m.


6 sessions: 15 hrs, CEU 1.5

Course: 28551

Cost: $329



Learn to use the software pros use – DynaScape Design.  Bring your ideas to life with this powerful tool.  Over 15 hours, this course introduces the theory, principles and practices of design and planning, effective use of plant materials, artistic consideration of form and function, and basic drawing and drafting techniques.

INSTRUCTOR: Craig Tolley, BS, MS

Mon, Jan 24-Feb 21, 6-9 p.m.

On campus: LHT 101

5 sessions: 15 hrs, CEU 1.5

Course: 28553

Cost: $329