The Treehouse Nursery of Bokeelia has announced that co-owner Mario Ramirez has earned the Horticultural Professional Certification.
This certification is from the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) and is designed to increase professionalism among Florida's growers, landscapers, and retail employees. This is the only standard for measuring horticultural knowledge and has been recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and all five water management districts.
The program builds upon Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices and Florida Friendly principles.
Mario Ramirez shows his certificate.
The Treehouse was founded in Bokeelia in 1976 by Bob and Vivian Murray. The nursery is now operated by their daughter, Lianne Murray, and her children. The fourth generation is already learning about the tropical fruits they grow. The Treehouse is "Home of the Bailye's Marvel Mango."
The Treehouse is located at 6330 Hubbard Drive in Bokeelia. For more information visit www.treehousenursery.us or call 239-283-3688.