Workforce Development Center at STCC offers course on Home Garden & Landscape Care

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. –  The Workforce Development Center at Springfield Technical Community College is offering a 56-hour course on Home Garden & Landscape Care.

This course is designed to help the novice gardener, experienced landscape enthusiasts as well as green industry employees wishing to acquire more training in the care of plants, soil, turn and more.

The course, held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., runs from March 20-May 10 at STCC.

Course highlights include:

  • Waking up a garden in the spring
  • Improving soil for better plant growth
  • Pruning shrubs and small trees
  • Lawn management
  • Designing a planter

The fee is $799, which includes training materials. This hands-on training experience will help students manage their homes and/or commercial property.

Register today to reserve your spot. Call the Workforce Development Center at STCC at (413) 755-4225 or register online by visiting

About Springfield Technical Community College

Founded in 1967 and located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, STCC is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC, a designated Hispanic Serving Institution and an Achieving the Dream Leader College, offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. STCC’s highly regarded transfer programs in business, engineering, liberal arts, science and technology continue to provide the most economical options for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of more than 7,700 day, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.

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