2018 Growers Tour

Registration Eligibility
ICN Pros, Landscape Architects, Illinois Arborists
Start Date
09/20/2018
End Date
09/20/2018
Description
Join us on a day of a behind-the-scenes look at three unique and successful growing operations.
The Growing Place, Hinsdale Nurseries, and Pizzo Native Plant Nursery. Enjoy a day of education understanding industry success, innovations, methods and challenges.
Location
Aurora, Plano, and Leland, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
-Tour three facilities and understand methods, successes and challenges.
-Understand specialized irrigation techniques/solutions for mum production
-Transplanting and Root Pruning Methods and Results
-Field Potting Processes and Benefits
- Tree Production Pruning and Staking for marketing and sales
- Propagation and Container Production Techniques
- Native seed collection techniques/ processing and stratification
- Aquatic bed construction techniques and staffing
-General marketing and production specifications
Instructors
The Growing Place-Rich/Carol/Michael Masset Owner/Manager, Kyle Lambert- Production, Dale Shimanek, Grower; Hinsdale Nurseries- Jr Tecza, Manager, Dennis Rohr Asst Manager; Pizzo Nursery- Kyle Banas- Manager/Grower, Susan Booker-Propagator/Grace Koehler-Mg
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Illinois Chapter ASLA


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