Enhance NHCLP Exam Success with Manual Review Course

All of the material in the NHCLP Exam comes directly from the Certification Manual, so taking the Manual Review Course is highly recommended. The course is also open to non-exam takers.

Your application fee includes The Certification Manual, as a pdf file on a thumb drive. If you would like to receive a manual without registering for the exam they can be purchased by sending a check for $30.00, made payable to NHLA to: Pam Moreau, NHLA Business Manager, 13 Rancourt Street, Nashua, NH 03064.

The 2024 NHLA Manual Review Course will be offered remotely via Zoom.

Date & Time: Tuesdays, January 30 – February 20, 2024, 6-8pm.

Topics as follows:

  • Session 1: Botany, Soils, Fertilizers, Composting
  • Session 2: Plant Identification, Plant Nomenclature, Plant Hardiness, Native and Invasive Plants
  • Session 3: Turf, Planting Instructions, Plant Maintenance, Safety
  • Session 4: Landscape Design, Hardscape, Bidding and Estimating

Fee: $35.00 per session or $120.00 for 4 sessions.

Email certification@nhlaonline.org.

Certification Resources

View Manual Review Course Information

The Manual Review Course is for NHCLP Exam preparation, covering material from the Certification Manual. The 2024 course discusses topics like Botany, Plant Identification, Turf, and Landscape Design.

Plant Identification Summer Course

The Plant Identification Summer Course teaches plant identification basics, including all listed plants. Designed for newcomers and those with limited plant knowledge, it covers methods, families, and common landscape materials.

Sample Exam Questions

Dive into our Sample Exam Questions page for a hands-on grasp of landscaping concepts. Test your knowledge on plant names, leaf issues, fertilizers, pruning, safety, and more and solidify your understanding of essential landscape topics.

Download Our Plant List

Discover our comprehensive Plant List for a wealth of botanical knowledge. With species details, scientific and common names, native indications, and invasive classifications, this resource is your gateway to understanding various plants.

Certification Via Reciprocity

Certification via reciprocity lets certified individuals in another New England State obtain equivalent certification in New Hampshire. Complete the Application for Landscape Certification Reciprocity, adhere to the Code of Ethics, and submit to NHLA.