Studied and still learning Horticulture

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 

volunteer from 2016 to 2021.

 Member.  (they provide weekly

newsletters and have a huge

 plant database)                                           Home gardening.

My growing Library

The Hidden Life of Trees  by Peter Wohlleben  (a wonderful book, I highly recommend the reading of it)

The Greenhouse and Nursery Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing and Selling Ornamental Container Plants  by Francis X. Jozwik

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Greenhouse Gardening  by Richard Bray  (first half of book discusses greenhouses, the second half growing in them)

Technical Tips  by National Association of Landscape Professionals (excellent color picture data sheets, fantastic general knowledge resource book)

How Plants Work  by Linda Chalker-Scott

Botany for Gardeners  by Brian Capon

The Informed Gardener  by Linda Chalker-Scott

House Plants the Complete Guide  by Lisa Eldred Steinkoff

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners  by Jill McSheehy

The Principles of Landscape Tree and Shrub Maintenance  by National Association of Landscape Professionals

Landscape Training Manual for Maintenance Technicians  by National Association of Landscape Professionals

Landscape Training Manual for Irrigation Technicians  by National Association of Landscape Professionals

Landscape Training Manual for Installation Technicians  by National Association of Landscape Professionals

udemy Online Video Courses being taken by me

Angiosperm: Flowering Plant (33 mins)

The Basics of Reproduction: A Refresher Course (1 hour)

Houseplants 101: A Beginners Guide to Indoor Gardening (1 hour)

3 Courses, Gardening, house plants, succulents for beginners (3 hours)

Introduction to Horticulture therapy (1 hour)

Basics of Therapeutic Horticulture (34 mins)

Gardening Know How: Sustainable Pest Control (2 hours)

Who is Your Friend?: Beneficial Garden Bugs (1 hour)

Introduction to Building Better Soil (2 hours)

Soil and Water Management for Plants (1 hour)

Reproduction in Flowering Plants: All you need to know (3 hours)

General Science of Plant Anatomy, Systematics and Taxonomy (2 hours)

Ultimate Garden Design Course (2 hours)

Beginners Guide to Garden Design (2 hours)

Fundamentals of Garden Design (6.5 hours)

A beginners guide to pruning and training plants (1 hour)

A Guide to Evergreen Shrubs (1.5 hours)

Biology: Plant Growth & Development (2.5 hours)

Plant Biology of Gymnosperm and Angiosperm (2 hours)

General Science: Diversity and Biology of Plants (1.3 hours)

Photosynthesis and Respiratory Physiology in Plants (1 hour)


Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Plant Trials Day Symposium Aug 25, 2022 (via online recording throughout September 2022)