Thank you for your interest in The North Carolina Arboretum’s Blue Ridge Eco Gardener (BREG) Certificate of Merit Program. Complete the application form below to indicate your interest. If you’re ready to enroll, a one-time payment of the  $75 application fee is required to complete your application. The link to pay is below.

Program Policies & Procedures

  • Total cost of the program will vary depending on the classes chosen to complete the elective requirements, as registration fees are charged per class.  Members of The North Carolina Arboretum Society receive a discount on adult education classes.
  • New applicants may receive retro-credit for classes identified in the class description as core or elective BREG certificate classes taken in the past 12 months prior to application for the program.
  • Please note that there is a 75% minimum attendance requirement to receive credit for classes taken in pursuit of the Blue Ridge Eco Gardener Certificate of Merit.

Registration Information

  • (If applicable)
    My checking the box above, I certify that I have read the Blue Ridge Eco-Gardener Curriculum Overview and understand the program policies and 75% attendance requirement as stated above.

Thank you for your interest in The North Carolina Arboretum’s Blue Ridge Eco Gardener (BREG) Certificate of Merit Program. Once you’ve submitted the application form above and you’re ready to enroll, complete your application with the one-time $75 application fee.