Hire a Certified Green Gardener
Monterey Bay Certified Green Gardeners have completed a minimum of 20 hours of practical instruction in ecological landscape practices that conserve water, reduce waste, and prevent urban storm water pollution. After completing training, Green Gardeners must also pass a qualification exam.
By hiring a Green Gardener, you’ll know that you are hiring someone who has been trained and tested in Monterey Bay Friendly Landscape management practices. You will be working with a professional who has invested their own time and money to learn from their peers and expert trainers about landscape irrigation efficiency, low-maintenance landscaping, water wise plant selection, watershed health, fertilizer management, less-toxic pest management, and much more.
The Certified Green Gardeners listed on this website http://green-gardener.org/hire-a-green-gardener/#santacruz have valid business licenses and/or are an employee or owner of a company with a valid contractors license from the California Contractors State Licensing Board.