5 The Official Newsletter of the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association Winter 2008
!Susan McCoy from the Garden Media
University of Connecticut Group in Chadds Ford, PA will be speakingon Emerging Garden Trends 2009.
offers Perennial Plant !Alison Kutz Troutman from Sound
Conference Horticulture in Bellingham, WA will be
speaking on What’s on the Shelf?
The University of Connecticut is sponsoring Unraveling the Mysteries of Biological and
the annual "Perennial Plant Conference – A Botanical Products.
Conference for the Professional !Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University,
Horticulturist.” The conference will be held LIHR, Riverhead, NY will be speaking on
at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the Diseases of Perennials- Getting Around
University of Connecticut Storrs campus on them.
Thursday, March 12, 2009. !Dan Benarcik, Chanticleer Gardens, in
Wayne, PA will be speaking on Tough as
This all-day educational conference will Nails.
address a wide range of topics focusing on !Roger Bailey from Northeast Computer
herbaceous perennial production, Consultants, East Brookfield, MA will be
sustainable landscape design and retail speaking on Making the Web Work for You.
marketing. Topics were selected to appeal to
nursery and greenhouse producers, retail A pre-registration fee of $80 per person is
thgarden centers, and professional landscapers due by March 6 . If post marked after
and designers. Two concurrent educational March 6th or paid at the door, the fee is $90
sessions will feature nationally recognized per person. Please make checks payable to
speakers from both industry and academia. the University of Connecticut and send to
Donna Ellis, University of Connecticut,
The speakers featured at the conference will Department of Plant Science, 1390 Storrs
include: Road, Unit 4163, Storrs, CT 06269-4163.
!William Cullina from Coastal Maine
Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, ME will be Included with your registration: an
speaking on Natural Mixers. information packet, lunch, morning &
!Dale Hendricks from North Creek afternoon snacks, free-parking and an
Nurseries in Landenberg, PA will be opportunity to meet speakers and purchase
speaking on New, Old Fashionable or autographed books from the Perennial Plant
Forgotten; Tested Plants for Regional Conference bookstore. Two pesticide
Gardens and Landscapes. recertification credits will be offered for
!Peter van Berkum from Van Berkum attendees from CT, RI, MA, ME, NH, and
Nursery in Deerfield, NH will be speaking VT (pending state approval).
on Wigged Ruggeds.
!Jeff Jabco from the Scott Arboretum of For more information contact Donna Ellis at
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA will 860-486-6448, email:
be speaking on Water in the Garden: An firstname.lastname@example.org
, or visit our web site
Opportunity for the Gardener to Help the at http://www.hort.uconn.edu/2009ppc/
!Cathy Johnston, Landscape Architect, Classified:
Barrington, RI will be speaking on Independent Rep wanted to cover Maine,
Sustainable Landscape Practices in the Real New Hampshire and Vermont. Major Lawn
World. & Garden Lines. Call K&S Associates @ 1-
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