Monday, January 17, 2011

15th Annual Greenhouse Growers' School

Friday, February 4, 2011
Bradford Research and Extension Center
4968 Rangeline Road, Columbia, MO
(From U.S. 63 travel east on Rt. WW to Rangeline and turn right)


8:30 Registration/Coffee and donuts

9:00 Incorporating Color into the Landscape, Vaughn Fletcher, McHutchinson, Inc.

10:15 Break

10:30 Organic Gardening for Your Business, Lady Bug Natural Brands

11:30 Lunch (furnished)

Concurrent sessions in the afternoon—your choice of topics.

Room A (Greenhouse session) 1:00 pm - New Bedding Plants for 2011, Vaughn Fletcher, McHutchinson, Inc.
2:00 pm  - What’s new in greenhouse insect control?  James Quinn, MU Extension 

Room B (Nursery/landscape session)
1:00 pm - Storm Water Mitigation and Related Issues, Robert Reed, MU College of Engineering
2:00 pm - Rain gardens: design and placement, John Glenn, MU Landscape Architect

3:00 Break Break

Room A (Greenhouse session)

3:15 pm - A Perennial Update: Contemporary Perennials to Know and Grow, Bill Ruppert, National Nursery Products
4:15 pm - Salts Management in Greenhouse Production, Dave Trinklein, MU Plant Sciences

Room B (Nursery/landscape session)
3:15 pm - Permeable  Pavers: Design and Installation, Luke Mueller, Midwest Block and Brick
4:15 pm - Growing Your Business Naturally, Charlie Hopper, MO Grow Native Program

Registration is $15 per person (includes lunch) payable at the door.

For additional information contact David Trinklein, State Floriculture Specialist at 573/882-9631

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