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Right Plants, Right Place: Creating and Managing a Large Landscape with Limited Water

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Too often, we try to re-create landscapes based on nostalgia and expectations that don’t match our actual water availability and climate. Bridger Varga, landscape manager at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, has worked to create and maintain a school landscape in rural...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Misidentified Pests in the Landscape

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erfan Vafaie

Pests in the landscape?? We deal with it everyday. Did you know that many pesticides areoften misused simply because the pest was not identified correctly? Beneficial insects also feel the wrath of our misuse. Let's learn about some of our Misidentified Pests in the...

Smart Controller Pilot: Don't Set it and Forget It

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Join Aurora Water Conservation specialist Tim York to find out more about the effectiveness of “Smart” weather based controllers and in-ground system efficiency upgrades. With many contractors opting for the “Set it and forget it” mentality of smart irrigation technologies,...

Would you choose an alternative landscape? Understanding the effects of visual appeal and maintenance requirements

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Hayk KhachatryanIt is well documented that in the past several decades, urban sprawl in the U.S. has substantially increased the area of extensively landscaped residential areas. Previous research showed that Florida homeowners consider well-maintained urban...

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Bryant Scharenbroch

Compacted soil is one of the most common and serious problems urban trees face. Compaction quickly causes severe physical, chemical and biological alterations to soil conditions, and remediation is a difficult and lengthy process. What’s a tree care or landscape professional...

Florida Landscape Weeds and Mulches

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Chris Marble

Dr. Chris Marble will present updated research on managing weeds in the Florida landscape and updated mulch information.Pre-Registration:

Public opinion of landscape water use

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Alexa Lamm, Michael Dukes

How many Floridians experience water restrictions for yard use and in what seasons? Who do they think creates and enforces water restrictions? What do Floridians think about whether recycled wastewater is available for yard irrigation and landscapes? How do Floridians use...

Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers?

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

While there are socio-economic benefits associated with green urban landscapes, improper landscaping (e.g., excessive fertilization) may result in adverse environmental consequences, such as chemicals runoff into water resources. A recent study conducted by one of the ...

Extension Behavior Change: Measuring Outcomes of Landscape Site Visits and Individual Teachings

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Laura (Sanagorski) Warner

Many horticultural Extension professionals conduct numerous consulting phone calls, emails, office visits, and site visits to solve landscape-related problems and concerns. These individual teaching methods are valuable to clients, but can be challenging to evaluate. The goal...

Landscaping to Reduce Insurance Claims

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beau Brodbeck

Learn how to establish and maintain a landscape that is disaster resilient and that will help reduce your insurance claims when there is a disaster. Presenter Beau Brodbeck will talk about wind resilient trees and design considerations for wind resilience. He'll also help you...

Landscape business, "Startup to a Million Dollars"

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Todd Hurt

Jenny Hardgrave, Owner of Simply Flowers, Inc. will present "Start up to a Million Dollars" When: Tuesday, March 12th, at 11 am Where: Cost: Still free Audio: Please dial in at 775-996-3560 then enter room number 715677# You have...

Disease Management for Winter Annuals

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Jean Williams-Woodward

Jean Williams-Woodward, University of Georgia Extension Plant Pathologist, will present common winter annual flower diseases, what to watch for, and how to control them. This Webinar is free to all Landscape Contractors and Extension Professionals. A complete schedule and...

Make Every Drop Count; Irrigation Management for Landscape Professionals

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Todd Hurt

The August GCLP Webinar features Russ Prophit, a nationally renown Irrigation Expert and he will present Irrigation Auditing and Management for professionals. Title "Make Every Drop Count" When: Tuesday, Aug. 7th 11 am Where:...