Ten Steps for Successful Landscapes Beyond the Warranty Period

Registration Eligibility
Registration is open to anyone
Start Date
09/06/2018
End Date
09/06/2018
Description
A false sense of accomplishment often takes hold when newly planted trees and shrubs live past the nursery’s 1- or 2-year warranty. However, that doesn’t mean those plants will be thriving and contributing ten, twenty, or thirty years later. Dr. Gary Johnson will share ten steps for successful landscapes for the long term.
Location
Lisle, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. An understanding that the health of a woody plant needs to extend beyond the 1-2 year warranty period 2. Learn 10 steps for planning, planting and maintaining woody plants to live 20 and 30 years or more 3. Design and Planning concepts that contribute to a healthy, sustainable landscape
Instructors
Gary Johnson, Professor, Urban and Community Forestry, University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources and Extension
Website Registration
Course Codes
S176
Provider
Chicago Botanic Garden


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