Q: I want to get a certification in landscape design. What is the best way to go about this?
A: The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) offers certification. They require two years in the field doing landscape design work and a minimum of twelve credit hours in courses about landscape design. You can get credit hours at local institutions, listed at Where To Get Training in Horticulture. The local APLD chapter Association of Professional Landscape Designers meets regularly.