2018 Piedmont Landscape Association Annual Seminar

2018 Piedmont Landscape Association Annual Seminar

Live Events | 02/15/2018 | 8:00AM - 5:00PM

The Piedmont Landscape Association hosts an annual seminar (formerly called the Central Virginia Landscape Management Seminar) every February. This event strives to bring gardening enthusiasts and landscape professionals together in an educational setting.

Sponsors for this year’s event are:
Bartlett Tree Experts, Inc.
J.W. Townsend Landscapes, Inc.
The Market at Grelen
Van Yahres Tree Company

Speakers:

Peter Del Tredici |Author and Lecturer
Lecture (Morning): Urban Nature: Human Nature

Peter is the Senior Research Scientist at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. He’ll be exploring spontaneous urban ecosystems and the positive contributions they have in making our cities more livable.

Kerry Ann Mendez | Author and Lecturer
Lecture (Morning): The Right-Size Flower Garden: Exceptional Plants and Design Solutions for Busy Gardeners

Kerry is the owner of Perennially Yours, LLC, garden columnist and author of several books. She will be discussing how to balance out our hectic, modern lifestyles by planning a garden that is less demanding, well-behaved and still beautiful.

Lorraine Graney | Lecturer
Lecture (Afternoon): A Journey into the World of Pests

Lorraine is the Plant Disease and Insect Diagnostician for Bartlett Tree Research Labs. During this presentation, plant samples will be examined under the microscope providing you with live views of insects, pathogens and the procedures used to assess them.

Warren T. Byrd | Lecturer
Lecture (Afternoon):  The Landscape Divine- The Landscape Benign

Warren is the Principal Emeritus of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. He’ll be looking at how to create vibrant, sustaining landscapes that have the greatest positive impact on our animal and plant communities while minimizing the negative impact on our natural resources.

Seminar Agenda:

8:00-8:45 – Registration, continental breakfast
8:45-9:00 – President’s welcome and introductions
9:00-10:15 – Peter Del Tredici: Urban Nature: Human Nature
10:15-10:45 – Break and Book Sales/Signing
10:45-12:00 – Kerry Ann Mendez: The Right-Size Flower Garden: Exceptional Plants and Design Solutions for Busy Gardeners
12:00-1:20 – Lunch and Book Sales/Signing
1:20-1:30 – Introductions and Announcements
1:30-2:45 – Lorraine Graney: A Journey into the World of Pests
2:45-3:15 – Break
3:15-4:30 – Warren T. Byrd: The Landscape Divine- The Landscape Benign
4:30-4:50 – Door Prizes! (Must be Present to Win)

Registration:

Registration is open now through the event date. “Early Bird” discounts run through 1/19/2018 followed by “Advance” sales between 1/20/18 to 2/2/18. Afterwards, all other dates will be charged full admission rates.

Early Bird pricing through 1/19/2018:
$50.00 – PLA Member
$52.00 – VNPS – Jefferson
$52.00 – Senior
$52.00 – Student
$60.00 – Non-members

Advance sale pricing from 1/20/2018 to 2/2/2018:
$65.00 – PLA Member
$65.00 – VNPS – Jefferson
$65.00 – Senior
$65.00 – Student
$65.00 – Non-members

After 2/3/2018
$75.00 – PLA Member
$75.00 – VNPS – Jefferson
$75.00 – Senior
$75.00 – Student
$75.00 – Non-members

For additional information regarding the upcoming seminar and on these speakers please visit www.piedmontlandscape.org or email your questions to: Ttannerbond@gmail.com.

Continuing Education Credits Available for: ASLA, VNLA & ISA


The Piedmont Landscape Association (PLA) has served central Virginia for over 30 years. Their mission is to unite all landscape-related professionals (i.e. gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, extension agents, arborist, designers, etc.); encourage members to maintain the highest standards of business ethics; provide members with reliable information and educational programs; offer opportunities for networking; and provide service to the community through volunteer projects, scholarships and educational programs.

For more information on the Piedmont Landscape Association please visit www.piedmontlandscape.org.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 50.00 - $ 75.00 PLA Member
  • $ 52.00 - $ 75.00 VNPS Jefferson, Senior (65 & Over), & Student
  • $ 60.00 - $ 75.00 Non-Member

Schedule of Events

  • February 15, 2018 | 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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