The event will be held at the Texas A&M University HortTrec, 3199 County Road 269 E.. When driving on Farm-to-Market 50, turn at the FedEx sign.
This is a continuing education program designed for professionals responsible for managing and maintaining urban green spaces such as residential landscapes, parks, commercial properties and golf courses. The course will also benefit municipal, schools and city personnel and landscape businesses, particularly those interested in developing sustainable urban landscape conservation programs.
Registration fees are $295 andor $245 for Texas Nursery and Landscape Association members if registered before Nov. 30. Registration starting Dec.1 will be $395 and $345 for TNLA members. AgriLife employees may register for $95, and a one-day-only pass will cost $150.
Free parking at the event, and Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator continuing educations units applied.
- Overview of sustainable landscape maintenance.
- Soil, water and nutrition.
- Common landscape insects.
- Landscape integrated pest management strategies.
- Hot landscape plants.
- Proper diagnostics and remediation of abiotic diseases.
- Proper diagnostics and remediation of biotic diseases.
- Crapemyrtle bark scale update.
- Landscape weeds.
- Design for maintenance.
- Managing landscape drought and salinity stress.
- Using pomegranate in landscapes.
- Quarantine of landscape plants.
- Frequent questions on landscape disease.
- Laws and regulations — basic info Jeopardy presentation.
- Emerald ash borer.
- Understanding plant physiology.
- Neonicotinoids and pollinators.
- Drought tolerant woody plants.
- New plant development tour.
- Laws and regulations update.
For details and registration, visit Earth-Kind Short Course Register.