TCLP landscapeThe Texas Certified Landscape Professional (TCLP) program certifies individuals in the nursery and landscape industry that possess a high degree of knowledge and skill in horticulture and landscape development.

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Exam Breakdown:

The TCLP certification process consists of two exams:

• TCLP Exam – 200 multiple choice questions

 Plant ID Exam – ID plant pictures and plant characteristics

TCLP exams are available online for anyone with a high speed internet connection. Exams can be taken at home, work, schools, libraries, etc.


Easy Online Exam Process:

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• Each exam must be passed with a minimum of 75% in order to earn the TCLP certification.

• If any exam is not passed, you will have one year from the date of the initial registration to retest. A maximum of two retests are available within that year. Both exams must be taken before you can apply for any retests.



The TCLP certification is valid for a 2-year period. During that time, TCLPs are required to earn 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order to renew. If you hold more than one certification, these CEUs will apply to all certifications you hold. Renewal is $50 for TNLA members and $100 for non-members for the 2-year certification period.  Click here for more info.


John Braun, TCLP, explains why he got certified.