Garden Centers of Colorado
Employee Training on YouTube
February 2012
Course Listing
Spring Basic Training Courses for Your Employees Available on YouTube

 

 

To support you in training your employees in a time and cost efficient way, GCC has made the Spring Basic Training courses available at no charge to our members on YouTube. Using the links below you and your employees can access the courses at any time day or night.

Many thanks to Betsy Kelson of Jared's Nursery & Garden Centers and Harriett McMillan of Echter's Nursery & Garden Center for volunteering their time and contributing their expertise and voices to the videos.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, I am here to help.
Charlotte Rose
Customer Service
Cylcamen Customer Service
This 3 part course covers the basics of customer service, the reasons why customers choose to shop at independent garden centers, effective selling and cross selling techniques, keeping the garden center attractive and safe for customers, and many other customer service tools.

 

Course Details
Due to YouTube video length limitations this course has been divided into 3 parts (links below). The total length of the course is 32 minutes.

Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3

Annuals, Perennials & House Plants
Annuals Perennials Annuals, Perennials & House Plants
This 7 part course covers: basic horticulture terminology;  the most common annuals, perennials and house plants including their usage, culture and characteristics;  caring for plants in the garden center including proper transplanting, watering and pruning techniques;  plus many other relevant topics.

 

Course Details
Due to YouTube video length limitations this course has been divided into 7 parts (links below). The total length of the course is 79 minutes.

Part 1 of 7
Part 2 of 7
Part 3 of 7
Part 4 of 7
Part 5 of 7
Part 6 of 7
Part 7 of 7

Trees & Shrubs (and Turf)
Trees Trees & Shrubs (and Turf)
This course covers;  basic terminology; the most common trees, shrubs & turf; and their characteristics and usage; and proper planting and care.


Course Details
Due to YouTube video length limitations this course has been divided into 4 parts (links below). The total length of the course is 35 minutes.

Part 1 of 4
Part 2 of 4
Part 3 of 4
Part 4 of 4
Pests, Diseases and Chemicals
Spider Mite Pests, Diseases and Chemicals
This course covers: basic terminology; the most common pests, diseases and chemicals; and the basics of micro and macro nutrients. Descriptive photos are included.



 

Course Details
Due to YouTube video length limitations this course has been divided into 4 parts (links below). The total length of the course is 40 minutes.

Part 1 of 4
Part 2 of 4
Part 3 of 4
Part 4 of 4
Saftey
safety Safety
Coming Soon -
This course will cover the general workplace safety rules, appropriate lifting techniques, basic equipment safety, avoiding hazards and many other important safety topics.

 

Course Details
Coming Soon



Garden Centers of Colorado
1369 Padfield Pl
Erie, Colorado 80516
(303) 850-7589
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