The Green Industry Calendar



September 8 Visual Analysis & Evaluation of Tree Defects. Mobile Botanical Gardens, Mobile, Ala. For more information, call 334-240-9360.

September 9-10 Weathering Future Storms: Steps to a Storm-Resilient Community Forest. Mobile Botanical Gardens, Mobile, Ala. For details, call 334-240-9360.


September 15 Arkansas Golf Course Superintendents Association Annual Meeting. Chenal Country Club, Little Rock, Ark. For details, call 501-860-0187.


August 19 Surviving Difficult Times in the Green Industry. Mid-Florida REC, Apopka, Fla. To learn more, call 352-343-4101.

September 16-19 Florida Turfgrass Association 2008 Annual Conference. PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. For more information, visit

September 25-27 The Landscape Show. Orlando, Fla. For details, visit


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


August 28 Northwest Louisiana Nursery & Landscape Association Meeting. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, La. For details, visit


September 12 Bulldog Turf Field Day & Equipment Expo. Mississippi State University North Farm, Starkville, Miss. For more information, visit


September 17 Turf and Landscape Field Day. Oklahoma State University Botanical Garden, Stillwater, Okla. For details, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail [email protected].

South Carolina

August 28 SCNLA Certified Landscape Technician Training Class. Sandhill Research & Education Center, Columbia, S.C. For more information, call 864-592-3868.

September 18-19 SCNLA Certified Landscape Technician Test. Sandhill Research & Education Center, Columbia, S.C. For details, call 864-592-3868.


September 11 Engaging Communities in Urban Tree Risk Assessment. Knoxville, Tenn. To learn more, call 931-648-5725 or visit

September 18 University of Tennessee Turfgrass Research Field Day. Knoxville, Tenn. For details, visit


August 14-17 Texas Nursery & Landscape Association 2008 Nursery/Landscape Expo. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas. For details, visit


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

September 10 Hampton Roads Agricultural Research & Extension Center Annual Field Day. Virginia Beach, Va. For details, call 757-363-3906 or e-mail [email protected].

September 12 Trees Virginia Conference: Waynesboro Plant Health Care for Urban Trees. Best Western Inn & Suites Conference Center, Waynesboro, Va. For more information, call 434-977-1375, ext. 3324, e-mail [email protected] or visit

September 20 The Virginia Garden Festival. Virginia Science Museum, Richmond, Va. To learn more, call 540-382-0943, e-mail [email protected] or visit

September 22 Northern Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association General Membership  Meeting. South Riding Nurseries, Chantilly, Va. For details, call 703-550-6900.

December 8-10 Turfgrass Short Course. Blacksburg, Va. For more information, call 757-464-1004 or e-mail [email protected].



 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

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

November 18-20 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. Atlanta, Ga. To learn more, visit

December 3-4 Irrigation Contractor Class. Mulberry Inn, Savannah, Ga. For details, visit

January 14-16, 2009 2009 Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show. McCormick Place West, Chicago, Ill. For more information, 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