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Horticulture Professional Services Licenses are issued to businesses that engage in Setting of Landscape Plants (SLP) and have a certified operator who has taken and passed the Setting of Landscape (SLP) exam.  The cost of an annual Horticulture Professional Services License is $175.

Click on the text to link to materials and forms. When necessary the link will bring you to the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries or to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System store website to purchase manuals.

Exam Information

Landscape Planter & Setting of Landscape Plants Exam

  • 50 Questions
  • Cost of Exam is $75

In addition to testing at the testing at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries in Montgomery  Computer-based testing is available on a weekly basis at eight testing sites in the state of Alabama. Cost of exams for this method is $125 per exam. You may sign up to take the online exams by visiting http://apply.adaitesting.com; once approved, you will receive an approval email from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.

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Requirements and Other Forms You May Need

Visit the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries website and scroll down to their “Forms and Documents.” Download these specific forms for this category

Visit the Professional Applicators portion of their website for some Professional Specific Forms you may need.


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