Professional Rain Gardeners
Our Professional Rain Gardener Certification is geared toward landscape professionals and contractors looking to install rain gardens professionally on residential properties.
To earn this certification, participants are required to:
- Complete the online or in-person 5-week course
- Pass a final exam
- Install at least one residential rain garden; OR
- Attend a field day at which participants will install a public rain garden from start to finish
Upon course completion, participants will be awarded a Professional Rain Gardener Certification, which can be used to promote your expertise and as a selling point for your business.
Winter 2022 Online Course
January 31 - March 7, 2022
Optional live Q&A sessions Fridays at noon.
Summer 2022 In-Person Course
August 3rd - September 7th, 2022
Wednesdays, 10 am - 2 pm
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
8668 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Willoughby, OH 44094
Unable to make all the classes? Hybrid option available!
Looking for a professional to help design or install your rain garden?
Click on the link below for a list of professionals who have completed the Northeast Ohio Professional Rain Gardener course. Inclusion on this list does not constitute an endorsement.