Ohio Landscape Association 9240 Broadview Road Broadview Heights, OH 44147 440-717-0002 Toll Free: 800-335-6521
COST Professionals: $55 Students: $30
Registration closes September 10th, 2019.
Join the Ohio Landscape Association, along with The OSU Extension, AGI, ONLA, NGLCO, APLD, and Design Network as industry experts discuss environmental issue directly impacted by our industry.
AGENDA (September 18th, 2019) Registration 8:30AM to 9:00AM
PROGRAM 9:00AM to 3:00PM
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
NE Ohio Co-Sponsored Event: Gathering of Plantsmen September 18th, 2019
GUEST SPEAKERS SCOTT BEUERLEIN, OUTREACH MANAGER AT THE CINCINNATI ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDEN The Potential Of The Urban Landscape. More and better horticulture in our population centers means better human health and well-being, better communities, and meaningful places for wildlife conservation. Follow Scott through his latest passion as he visits inspiring and beautiful gardens that are having enormous and positive impact.
STEVE CASTORANI, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF NORTH CREEK NURSERIES Growing Greener... On The Landscape Side. From function, to aesthetic, to food source - producing plants that provide ecosystem services has become a rapidly expanding market opportunity. Steve discusses his experience working with municipalities and landscape architects and offers insights to landscape contractors and designers on how they can grow and sell more plants!
JAMES FUNAI, PhD, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HORTICULTURE AT TRI-C What If I Told You There Aren’t Any “Special Plants” For Rain-Gardens? Following four years of soil research in rain gardens, this presentation will share the outcomes which suggest it is the soil recipe that matters more than finding specific plants.
BILL HENDRICKS, PRESIDENT OF KLYN NURSERIES Trees for Bees With the current focus on the importance of pollinators and so much talk on pollinator plants it is important to remember that many trees provide a lot of flower power that benefits pollinators. Research by Dr. Dan Potter of the University of Kentucky has shown the importance of which trees provide the most benefits and are the basis for this talk.
BILL RIPLEY, OWNER OF STRIDE STUDIOS Responsible Design for Responsible Installations in a Responsible World In today’s world many garden design trends are rooted in sustainable, ecological or “green” design principles. These trends are currently in high demand by consumers. Consumer’s today feel a ‘responsibility’ to protect our environment. As some of the largest purveyors of “green practices” and protectors of the environment we should be taking advantage of the consumer appetite for “all things green”. Embracing today’s hot trends will profit you personally and economically, separating you from your competitors, all while benefiting the environment.
LOCATION September 18, 2019 Lakeland Comm. College 7700 Clocktower Dr., BLDG. D Kirtland, OH 44094
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ASSOCIATED DINNER EVENT NGLCO AWARDS GATHERING Attendees are invited to the NGLCO annual meeting and awards program following the Gathering of Plantsmen It includes social gathering, dinner and presentation by Steve Castoroni.
TIME & LOCATION 6:00PM Holiday Inn Express 181 Water Tower Dr. Madison, OH 44057
COST TO ATTEND DINNER NGLCO MEMBERS: $20 Non-members: $30