Thank you for your interest in The North Carolina Arboretum’s Blue Ridge Eco-Gardener (BREG) Certificate of Merit Program. Please fill out the following form to begin your student enrollment process. Once your application is submitted, an Arboretum adult education staff member will contact you to collect your one-time $75 application fee to complete your enrollment.

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.