A Conference for the Landscape and Horticultural Professional

March 17, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lewis B. Rome Commons
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

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Space is still available at the March 17 Sustainable Landscape Conference!

About the Conference

Program agenda

About the speakers

Pesticide Recertification Credits and Continuing Education Credits

Directions and parking

Accommodations and lodging

The Sustainable Landscape Conference offers exciting educational opportunities for professional landscapers and designers, nursery and greenhouse producers, and retail garden center operators. Nationally renowned speakers and local experts will be featured.

The registration fee is $110 per person in advance or for walk-ins (payable by cash or check; we cannot accept credit cards for walk-in registrations). Student registration is $25 with valid school ID. Registration Discount! Save $20 per person if registering groups of 3 or more together.

If you have questions about the conference, please contact Donna Ellis at 860-486-6448 or email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

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Schedule

8:00 Registration opens; refreshments served
9:00

Ecological Design Approaches for Tough Urban Spaces
Lisa Cowan and Irene Brady Barber
StudioVerdeUS.com & irene_barber.houzz.com/

10:15

‘Do It Yourself’ Diagnostics
Richard Harper
eco.umass.edu/people/faculty/harper-richard/

11:15

Break

11:30

Perennial Plant Communities “The Know Maintenance Approach”
Roy Diblik
northwindperennialfarm.com/roy-diblik.html

12:30

Lunch

1:45

The Garden Aesthetic in a Time of Change
Debra Knapke
DebraTheGardenSage.com

2:45

Break

3:00

Are You Prepared for the Cultural Shift? Marketing Plants to Future Generations
Angela Palmer
plantsnouveau.com

4:00 Adjournment