Plants and Flowers
ProHort Education Program

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ProHort Education is available to garden center employees, green industry professionals and anyone wanting to obtain in-depth information on landscaping, garden maintenance, and lawn care.

Where:

  • Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties
  • 8015 West Center Road 68124

Cost:

  • Entire Course:: $160 for entire course. This includes handouts. At this time there are not academic books related to the program.
  • Per-session: $40 one-day session. $20 per half-day session (please indicate morning or afternoon).

2023 ProHort Education Schedule

Date | Time Topic Instructor
Feb. 10 | 10 a.m. - Noon Intro to Fruit Trees Vaughn Hammond, Pomologist
Feb. 10 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Intro to Vegetable Gardening Carol Waters, Commercial Fruit & Vegetable Production, Nebraska Extension in Cass Co.
Feb. 24 | 10 a.m. - Noon Tree Basics Graham Herbst, Community Forester - Nebraska Forest Service
Feb. 24 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Shrubs Bob Henrickson, Horticulture Program Coordinator, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
Mar. 10 | 10 a.m. - Noon Intro to Perennials Scott Evans, Horticulture Program Coordinator, Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Co.
Mar. 10 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Intro to Entomology Jody Green, Urban Entomologist Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Mar. 24 | 10 a.m. - Noon Integrated Pest Management Jody Green, Urban Entomologist Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Mar. 31 Make-up day for classes cancelled
Jun. 16 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Plant Pathology & Lab Kyle Broderick, Plant & Pest Diagnostic Extension Educator

Topics are subject to change. Snow policy – If Omaha Public Schools cancel classes be prepared to mov to on-line class. Check your email for further information.