August 21 NOFA’s Organic Lawn & Turf Course. Manchester, Conn. To learn more, call 203-888-5146 or visit

September 4 CNLA Open House Program. Casertano Farms & Greenhouses, Cheshire, Conn. For more information, call 800-562-0610.

September 11 CGGA’s An Evening at the Greenhouse Program. Lockwood Farm, Hamden, Conn. For details, call 203-261-9067.

October 1 Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group Symposium. University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn. To learn more, call 860-486-6448 or visit


November 12 Delaware Ornamental & Turf Workshop. Hockessin Memorial Hall, Hockessin, Del. For more information, visit


September 16 Maine Landscape & Nursery Association Fall Twilight Meeting. O’Donal’s Nursery, Gorham, Maine. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or visit


September 25 Field Day. Raemelton Farm, Adamstown, Md. For more information, call 301-596-9413.


August 19 NOFA’s Organic Lawn & Turf Course. Dartmouth, Mass. For more information, call 203-888-5146 or visit

August 27 Grassy Weed Identification Workshop. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. For details, call 413-545-0895 or e-mail [email protected].

October 30 2008 Turf Season in Review: Research from Field & Greenhouse, Results from On-Golf-Course Trials. UMass Amherst, Amherst, Mass. To learn more, call 508-892-0382 or visit

November 6-December 18 UMass Extension’s 2008 Green School. Sheraton Hotel, Milford, Mass. For more information, call 413-545-0895 or 508-892-0382, e-mail [email protected] or visit

New Hampshire

August 16 New Hampshire Landscape Association Summerfest. Gold Star Tree & Turf Farm, Canterbury, N.H. For more information, visit

August 20 Integrated Landscaping: Following Nature’s Lead. Manchester, N.H. To learn more,

September 6 2nd Annual NHCLP Outing. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine. For details,

September 10 NHCLP Plant ID Exam. Scenic Nursery, Raymond, N.H. For more information,

New York

August 19 Central New York GCSA Poa Annual Golf Tournament. Tuscarora Golf Course, Marcellus, N.Y. For details, call 315-673-4000 or visit

August 20 Sullivan County Challenge. Grossinger Golf & Country Club. Liberty, N.Y. For more information, call 518-783-1229 or visit

September 15 Finger Lakes AGCS Poa Annual Golf Tournament. Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. To learn more, visit

September 22 Northeastern GCSA Poa Annual Golf Tournament. Mohawk Golf Club, Schenectady, N.Y. For details, call 518-783-1322 or visit


September 15-18 Northeastern Weed Science Society Noxious & Invasive Vegetation Management Short Course. Gretna Glen Camp & Retreat Center, Lebanon, Pa. For more information, call 717-787-7204, e-mail [email protected] or visit

November 11-13 Golf Turf Conference. Nittany Lion Inn, State College, Pa. For details, visit

Rhode Island

August 20 77th Annual Rhode Island Turfgrass Field Day. Skogley Research Center, Kingston, R.I. For more information, 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

August 21 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Medina Country Club, Medina, Ohio. To learn more, visit

August 26-27 Irrigation Contractor Class. Frederick P. Griffith Jr. Water Treatment Plant, Lorton, Va. For more information, visit

August 28 Snow Strategies for Tough Times: How to Manage Rising Costs & Protect Your Bottom Line. Live Web seminar. To learn more, call 414-375-1940 or 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

September 14-17 International Plant Propagators’ Society Eastern Region Annual Meeting. Denver, Colo. For more information, visit

September 16 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, Mo. To register, visit

September 26 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class; SMART Technologies for Irrigation Management. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. For details, visit

September 27 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit

October 1 7th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Chino, Calif. For more information, 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 5-7 2008 Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America Green Industry Leadership Forum. The Palms Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, visit

October 5-9 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, ASA, CSSA, SSSA and GCAGS. Houston, Texas. For more information, call 888-443-4472 or visit

October 8; 9; 10 Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation; Sprinkler System Scheduling. South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit

October 8-10 WaterSmart Innovations 08. Las Vegas, Nev. For details, call 702-862-3777 or visit

October 19-22 International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region Annual Meeting. Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Va. To learn more, call 205-967-7896, e-mail [email protected] 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 2-4 Irrigation Show 2008. Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. To learn more, call 703-536-7080, e-mail [email protected] or visit


August 23-24 International Phytophthora and Pythium Workshop. Turin, Italy. For details, 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

October 8-9 Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Mississauga, Ont., Canada. To learn more, visit

November 20-21 Green Industry Show & Conference. Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. For more information, call 800-378-3198 or visit or

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