Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Just Announced! Urban Landscaping Update!

The Carolina Canopy Workshop Series just announced the Urban Landscaping Update to be held in Asheville at the NC Arboretum on August 10! Hot topics and speakers not to be missed! Join us inside on this hot summer day to learn about using edible plants in the urban landscape and integrated pest management. Hear updates about Sudden Oak Death, the honeybee situation, the proposed Landscape Contractors License and updates on the Sustainable Sites Initiative and LEEDS Certification. Landscapers, urban foresters, professional gardeners, nurserymen and plants people alike are encouraged to attend. North Carolina pesticide credits and ISA credits will be available. To register, click HERE. Early bird registration (before July 21) is $20 for members of the NC Urban Forestry Council or $30 for nonmembers.
This update is sponsored by the NC Urban Forestry Council, Asheville GreenWorks and NC Cooperative Extension.

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