In Person Landscape/Turfgrass Short Course

Times and Days for 2022 Short Course Held Once Again in Henrico County at the Belmont Recreation Center (1600 Hilliard Road, Henrico, VA 23228).

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Option Two: Go On-Line to register and pay (scroll down on that page)

Provide baseline information needed by lawn and landscape professionals

Industry persons (persons new to the profession and seasoned professionals seeking to refresh their knowledge)

Tuesday, December 06
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
8:00 Intro
8:15 Turfgrass Basics and Soil Basics (Mike Goatley, VT)
11:00 Principles of Horticulture
12:00 Lunch (Provided)
12:45 Weeds in the Landscape (Jeff Derr, VT)
3:00 Insects in the Landscape (Alejandro Del-Pozo, VT)
4:00 End

Wednesday, December 07
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 Legislative Issues Across the Nation (Bob Mann, NALP)
9:00 Tree Botany and Maintenance (Joel Koci, VSU)
11:00 Tree Installation and Maintenance (Joel Koci, VSU)

12:00 Lunch (Provided)
12:45 Natives in the Landscape; DCR’s Nutrient Management Program (Anita Tuttle, DCR)
2:00 Keep it Legal: Rules for Fertilizer, Pesticides, etc. (Gonzalo Ortiz, DCR)
3:00 Transition Zone Challenges (Stephanie Romelczyk, VCE)
4:00 Landscaping Mistakes and Challenges (Stephanie Romelczyk, VCE)
5:00 End

Thursday, December 08

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
8:00 Working with Environmental Groups
9:00 Topic Pending
10:00 Botany 101 (Guy Mussey, VCE)
12:00 Lunch (Provided)
12:45 Botany 101 (Guy Mussey, VCE)
2:45 Pruning, Planting, and Mulching (Guy Mussey, VCE)

4:00 End