Certification

Earn the distinction of adding Certified Professional Horticulturist to your qualifications by preparing for and passing West Virginia Nursery & Landscaping Association’s CPH exam. A CPH designation indicates that the holder is a trained horticulture professional with demonstrable knowledge of the industry. He or she is qualified to offer sound scientific horticultural advice on a variety of industry-related subjects.

WVNLA members may order a CPH manual for $60. The cost for non-WVNLA members is $100. This informative resource is an excellent study tool. Cost to take the exam is $25.

An online version of the CPH manual is also for WVNLA members. Members may access this version by emailing wvnlassoc@nullgmail.com to receive an access code.

Topics covered include plant nomenclature, trees & shrubs, lawn establishment and maintenance, interior and bedding plants, fertilizers, composting, insect, weed and disease control as well as landscape contracting and management, and regulations.

The next exam will be administered in July 12 at 4 p.m. at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, WV. To register, print and fill out the registration form and mail to the address noted on it. To order a manual, Contact Us or call 304-553-1234.

2017

John Doolittle

Aaron Stull

2016

Eamon Barker

Matthew Ware

Jason Young

     
Certified Professional Horticulturists
2015
Ruffner Woody      
2014
Michael Bartholomew
Michael Dick
Dee Fournier
     
2012
Dean Myles      
2011
Michael Bombly
Michael Osborne
Donna Rumbaugh
     
2009
Christopher Hartsock      
2007
Matthew Davis      
2006
Todd B. Anderson
Janie K. Carpenter
Bill Licliter
Seth Pratt
     
2005
David Hill      
2004
Lorie Bowen
Jason Lipot
     
2003
Bettie E. Dempsey      
2002
Larry Gouer
A. Janie Hatfield
G. Lynn Jennings
Jason Lingenfelter
Deborah Meadows
Larry L. Ohrn
Carrie Parker
Steve Ritter
Aubry Wilson  
2001
Margaret R. Grose
Andrew Hilling
Rudy Horst
Chuck Kinsley
Chad Manko
Carol McCarthy
Alex Personius
Eddie R. Thompson
   
2000
Michael S. Book
Joyce McKenney
Brenda Runions
Kelly Russell
Betsey Sorrell
Roger Wood
   
1999
 Torula Chanlett
Chris Chanlett
John Shane Holstein
Edward S. Mason
 Eric Michael    
1998
Brian Beckett
Patrick Biafore
John D. Chidester
Rick E. Cutlip
Richard Cutlip
Tracy Cutlip
Elaine Flaxer
Aaron Helmick
Benjamin A. Markell
Donna Myles
Daniel J. Noble
Rayburn Perry
Mark Springer
Bradley A. Teets
Chris Tatham
Barbara Wilcox