Venice, FL, July 6, 2016 – Amy Crutcher, assistant landscape designer and Patrick Riordan, spray technician, with ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design, have each earned their FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP) certification from the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association.
The certification program is the industry’s only standard for measuring horticulture knowledge on everything from plant and pest identification to landscape management. Since 1984, FCHP promotes professionalism among horticulture professionals with more than 1,700 certified professionals in Florida, the southeast and the Bahamas.
FNGLA’s Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP) program integrates principles of the Florida Friendly Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) program and has been endorsed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as incorporating all necessary aspects of the GI-BMP training program.
Founded in 1990, ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design specializes in planned community/commercial maintenance and landscape design/installation. Services include community maintenance, pest control, irrigation, tree service, landscape design and installation, hardscape installation and landscape lighting. ArtisTree is a privately held, nationally ranked company headquartered in Venice, FL, with satellite locations in Sarasota and Port Charlotte.