Monday, January 5, 2009

Landscape Irrigation and Rain Water Harvesting Workshops

Landscape Irrigation and Rain Water Harvesting Workshops

Two days of workshops focused on irrigation and rain water harvesting will be held at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center in February.

Continuing education credits are being pursued for the Irrigation Contractor credit requirements. More information will be added as it comes available.

These workshops are as follows:

February 11th
8:30 Registration/Coffee
9:00-12:00 Rainbird Drip Irrigation (Design and Install) Jason Gibson
12:00-1:00 Sponsored lunch
1:00-4:00 Rainwater Harvesting Systems, GreenTec, Bruce Templeton

February 12th
8:30 Registration/Coffee
9:00-12:00 Permeable Pavers, Belgard Pavers, Ashley Sneed
12:00 Sponsored Lunch
1:00 Smart Irrigation Systems/ Hunter Industries, William Hobgood

Both of these workshop days require pre-registration, (for a meal count) otherwise there is no charge. Lunch is sponsored by John Deere Landscapes and their vendors.

Call Cliff Ruth at 697-4891 to pre-register or e-mail at

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.