May 22 Birmingham Fern Society 2008 Annual Lecture. Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham, Ala. To learn more, call 205-879-7348.

August 12-13 Auburn Landscape/Nursery School. For details, call 334-821-5148.


August 6 Turfgrass Field Day. Fayetteville, Ark. For more information, visit


May 14-15 2008 Floriculture Field Days. Gainesville, Fla. For more information, visit

May 15-18 Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference. Manatee Convention Center, Palmetto, Fla. To learn more, call 407-895-8446 or visit

May 21-22 UF/IFAS Spring Field Days. Gainesville and Citra, Fla. For details, call 863-675-2144.

June 10-13 Climate Information for Managing Risks: Partners & Solutions for Agriculture & Natural Resources. St. Pete Beach, Fla. For more information, visit

June 12-15 Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association Annual Convention. The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla. To learn more, visit


August 7-9 Southern Nursery Association Trade Show. Atlanta, Ga. To learn more, call 770-953-3311 or visit

August 20 University of Georgia Turfgrass Research Field Day. Griffin, Ga. For details, visit


May 15 Landscape Horticulture Field Day. Hammond Research Station, Hammond, La. For more information, visit

May 17 Trails & Trellises Garden Tours. Minden, La. For details, e-mail [email protected].


May 17 Spring Garden Day. North Mississippi Research & Extension Center, Verona, Miss. For more information, call 662-566-2201 or e-mail [email protected].

June 2-4 Mid South Greenhouse Growers Retail Garden Center/Landscape Conference. Eagle Ridge Conference Center, Raymond, Miss. To learn more, call 601-919-8111.

North Carolina

May 14 Landscape Field Day & Product & Equipment Field Day. North Carolina State University Horticulture Field Lab, Raleigh, N.C. For more information, visit

June 4-5 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. Charlotte, N.C. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit

July 9 JCNMA Plant Fax Live Trade Show. N.C. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, N.C. To learn more, visit

August 13-15 Summer Green Show. Greensboro, N.C. For details, visit


May 20 Landscape Plant In-Service Extension Educator Training. Sunshine Nursery, Clinton, Okla. For more information, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail [email protected].

May 28 Landscape IPM Conference. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla. To learn more, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail [email protected].

South Carolina

June 21 South Carolina Festival of Flowers. Park Seed Co., Greenwood, S.C. For details, call 864-233-8431.


May 15-16 University of Tennessee Turfgrass Field Day and Turf & Landscape Workshop. Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, visit

May 19 Electrical Hazards Awareness Program Workshop (Spanish). New Harvest Park, Knoxville, Tenn. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit


May 28-31 4th Lone Star Regional Native Plant Conference. Stephen F. Austin Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Nacogdoches, Texas. To learn more, visit

July 20-22 Texas Turfgrass Association Summer Conference. Moody Gardens Hotel, Galveston, Texas. For more information, visit


August 14 VNLA Annual Field Day. Tankard Nurseries, Exmore, Va. For more information, visit, e-mail [email protected] or call 800-476-0055.

August 19-20 Virginia Tech Turfgrass Field Days. Blacksburg, Va. To learn more, visit or e-mail [email protected].


May 17-19 American Society of Irrigation Consultants 2008 Annual Conference. Embassy Suites Hotel, Napa, Calif. For more information, visit

May 27-July 8 Small Flowering Trees. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. For details, visit

June 16 Tough Plants for Clay Soils. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit

June 16-19 American Nursery & Landscape Association Retail Roadshow. Dayton, Ohio. To learn more, visit

June 18-19 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Dedham, Mass. For details, visit

June 18-21 11th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium. Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo, N.Y. To learn more, visit

June 18-22 PLANET Summer Leadership Meeting. Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe, Vt. For more information, call 800-395-2522 or visit

June 20 PACE Turfgrass Research Seminar. Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, Calif. To learn more, visit

July 11-13 American Nursery & Landscape Association Annual Meeting. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit

July 15-August 26 Ground Covers & Vines. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. To learn more, visit

July 16-18 Garden Center University Class of 2010, Second Semester. San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit

July 17 2008 Green Industry Field Day & Trade Show. American University, Washington, D.C. For details, visit

July 17-18 Regional Grounds Management Seminar & Site Visitation. Washington, D.C. For more information, visit

July 20-22 PLANET Legislative Day on the Hill. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. To learn more, call 800-395-2522 or visit

July 20-26 Perennial Plant Association Symposium. Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 614-771-8431 or visit

August 6-9 Golf Course Builders Association of America Summer Meeting. Deerborn, Mich. For more information, visit

August 11-16 Association of Professional Landscape Designers Annual Conference: Renew. Refresh. Inspire. DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, N.Y. To learn more, visit

August 19-20 Masters in Landscape Business Management Class of 2010, Second Semester. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit

August 20-23 ANLA Landscape Operations Tour. Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit

September 9-11 WNGA/ANLA Kick the Dirt Tour & Talks. Wilmington, Del. For details, visit

September 10-12 ANLA Landscape Distribution Tour. Wilmington, Del. To learn more, visit

October 3-7 2008 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 888-999-2752 or visit

October 22-25 2008 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit

October 22-25 2008 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE EXPO. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit

November 13-15 TCI Expo 2008. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit


May 19-20 1st European Turfgrass Society Conference. Pisa, Italy. For details, visit

May 20-22 Irrigation Australia 2008 Conference & Exhibition. Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia. To learn more, visit

June 9-10 Tree Climbing, Fall Protection & Work Positioning. Victoria, B.C., Canada. For details, visit

June 11-13 High Angle Chain Saw Operation/Spar Pole Rigging. Victoria, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit

June 24 British Columbia Landscape & Nursery Association Golf Tournament. Redwoods Golf Course, Langley, B.C., Canada. For details, visit

July 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. For more information, visit

July 28-August 1 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Calgary, Alb., Canada. To learn more, visit

September 17-18 CanWest Hort Show. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit

September 18-20 Pre-GLEE Tour With Ian Baldwin. England. For details, visit

February 8-12, 2009 TCIA Winter Management Conference. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. To learn more, visit