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Trees on the Go! An FNGLA Educational Experience

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Trees On the GO!! is a one-day educational program with a special focus on tree production, handling and successful installation of palms and trees.

The first in a series of upcoming tree programs planned for 2018-2019, Trees on the GO!! has partnered with Roots Plus Growers (RPG) to provide a solid pathway to secure the success of our urban forests. Our cities are growing rapidly but, if armed with the proper real world strategies, landscape professionals can play an integral part in creating beautiful tree canopies for years to come.
This program is great mix of classroom instruction and hands-on demonstrations. Lunch is included. Space is limited to the first 100 registrants. CLICK HERE for more information.

CEUs provided to program attendees:
FNGLA: 1 CEU per hour with a maximum of 4 per day.

Landscape Architecture: 7 Landscape Architecture CEUs awarded for full-day attendees.

International Society of Arboriculture (FL-ISA) Course Code: FL 18 117 – 6 credit hours

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Knowledge College


Also at The Landscape Show, listen as John Conroy of Fish Branch Tree Farm and Mike Marshall of Marshall Tree Farm offer the latest information provided in the revised Florida’s Grades and Standards. Take a hands-on approach to understanding the proper grading of several varieties of trees, palms and cycads. Come see if your landscape trees are up to standards and what vital information is needed to properly incorporate into your landscape designs. More information here.

Pre-registration price by Sept. 17 – $75.00 | Onsite – $90.00

Keeping up on Florida Grades and Standards
Knowledge College at The Landscape Show

2018 FNGLA Landscape Show


The 2018 Landscape Show will be October 4-6, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The show features more than 800 booths spread across more than 200,000 square feet (or nearly 5 acres!) of trees, shrubs, equipment and more. There will be top-notch educational opportunities as 28 thought-provoking, relevant and hands-on workshops will keep participants in-step with industry competition. Don’t forget the power of networking. Connect with industry professionals who speak your language. The Landscape Show is the connection point for Florida’s nursery and landscape industry. Come see MARSHALL TREE FARM at Booth 1311. Check out the show and the exhibitor list here.

 

ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO

The 2018 annual ASLA Meeting and EXPO will be held October 19-22 in Philadelphia, PA.  Over 122 education sessions, 16 field sessions, 5 workshops and 2 general sessions will be offered throughout the meeting. The ALSA EXPO is the largest trade show in the industry and has nearly 350 exhibitors. Explore hundreds of new products, services, technology applications and design solutions in the trade show. To learn more and register for this year’s conference, visit https://www.aslameeting.com/.

The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition

The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) will be held from January 16-18, 2019 at the Broward County Convention Center. TPIE is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral and tropical in South Florida. TPIE’s trade show is nearly 5 acres of living and vibrant plants creating a virtual indoor garden of show stopping displays. With 400 exhibiting companies and over 800 booth spaces, TPIE offers wholesale buyers the widest array of resources for foliage and tropical plants in the country. In addition to the trade show, educational programs are also available throughout the event. For more information, visit http://www.tpie.org/

Gulf States Horticultural EXPO

The Gulf States Horticultural EXPO (GSHE) Trade Show will be from January 31 – February 1, 2019 at the Mobile Convention Center in Alabama. The trade show is a terrific place to keep up with the latest innovations and practices, discover new products and techniques, and build your professional network. Join thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors including greenhouse and nursery growers, retail garden centers, green industry allies suppliers, landscape designers, architects, and contractors at the premier winter trade show of the South. For more information, visit http://www.gshe.org/ and be sure to visit us at the Marshall Tree Farm booth.

Grades & Standards, 5th Edition: Now in Effect

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The new Florida Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants, 5th Edition, is complete and ready to be downloaded! The manual’s electronic online format allows DPI to insert minor corrections and additions when needed. The last revision was in 1998 – 17 years ago. DPI will convene an ad-hoc working group to review the manual again in five years.  This 5th Edition of the Florida Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants went into effect September 1st, 2015.  FNGLA and many leading members proudly worked with DPI during 2014 and 2015 to update the Grades and Standards. FNGLA salutes DPI for its stewardship in making available this updated and electronic industry bible for Florida’s nursery and landscape businesses!

Download the New 5th Edition