Media Release

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 2:45 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to offer a Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop, 6 hour certification class. Speakers are Barton Wilder, Ag & Natural Resources Agent & Aparna Gazula, Commercial Horticulture Agent. The class is on February 24, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville).

  • License Information: The Limited Commercial Maintenance License is available only for Landscape Maintenance Contractors applying pesticides to their customers' properties. The Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance License Exam requires a passing grade of 75%. This certification must be renewed annually either by testing or with 4 CEUs. Each applicator must be licensed and may not supervise other applicators.

Registration fee is $50.00 per person for full day certification program/$20.00 per person for half day re-certification program. Registration deadline is February 19, 2010. Program flyer and registration form can be downloaded from:

For more information, contact Aparna Gazula, Commercial Horticulture Agent, 352-955-2402.

All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).