Tuesday, January 31, 2012

17th Annual Urban Forestry & Horticulture Conference

17th ANNUAL Urban Forestry & Horticulture Conference

GARDEN REJUVENATION AND URBAN FOREST RESTORATION

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Place: Cross Point Church, 1360 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL 35633

Price: $40 (includes catered lunch from Whole Hog)


KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Paul Graham,
Grounds Supervisor, University of North Alabama
Restoration of the Southhall-Moore House - Discussion of the issues, problems and solutions in the restoration of the Southhall-Moore Landscape. 


HORTICULTURE PROGRAMS:
Andy Brown: Visionary Art and Design
Artist, Designer, Owner of Visionary Art and Design
Bring nature to your home, just outside your backdoor. The use
of natural materials to beautify your lawn using stone, water
and ground cover.


Carl Casiday: Garden Baskets with Plants from the Garden
Owner, Lola’s Gifts and Flowers.


Ken Creel: Pruning for Rejuvenation
Regional Extension Agent for Home Grounds, Gardens and Pest
Management
Pruning to increase blossoms.


Justin G. Wall: New Landscaping Products and Ideas for 2012
Owner, Coldwater Landscapes and Garden Center, LLC
Join Justin for tips on spicing up your yard with new types of
trees, shrubs, etc. which are more hardy and have longer bloom
times.


Dr. Rodulfo O. Pacumbaba, Jr.: Rejuvenation of Flowers and Shrubs
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Environmental
Sciences, Alabama A & M University
What you should consider when troubleshooting your plants.


ENDNOTE SPEAKER:
Matthew McCollough: Alabama Tree Recovery Campaign
State Urban Forestry Coordinator
Alabama Forestry Commission’s efforts to spearhead the
recovery of Alabama’s trees.



Pesticide and Urban Forestry programs also included. (See brochure for full program schedule)


Door prizes awarded!

Brochure / Registration Form



Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy

1 comment:

  1. Phillip, I've passed the info on to our Master Gardeners here in Huntsville. Hope to see you there.

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