September 26 Perennial Plant Symposium. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. For more information, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/symposia.
September 27 4th Annual Student Landscape Challenge. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.
October 6-8 2008 Landscape Below Ground Conference. Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Ill. For details, visit www.landscapebelowground.org.
October 9 Women’s Networking Group Fall Event. Aquascape, St. Charles, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/womens_networking.aspx.
October 29 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Annual Meeting. Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.
November 21 Basic Pruning Workshop. Elk Grove Pavilion, Elk Grove Village, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.
October 7; November 11; December 9 Pesticide Core Training & Testing. West Lafayette, Ind. To learn more, call 765-494-2758.
October 21-22 Arborist Certification. Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, visit www.indiana-arborist.org.
September 17 ISTMA Baseball Workshop. Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events.htm.
October 14 Iowa GCSA State Meeting. Briarwood Golf Course, Ankeny, Iowa. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events.htm.
September 18 Loma Vista Field Day. Ottawa, Kan. To learn more, visit www.mlna.org.
December 16-17 Heartland Green Industry Expo: Common Ground. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, Kan. For details, visit www.hagcsa.org/commonground.htm.
September 25 Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options of Plant Diseases, Pests & Disorders. Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Mich. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.
September 30 Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options of Plant Diseases, Pests & Disorders. Domino Farms, Ann Arbor, Mich. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.
October 2 New Technology Saves Time, Increases Plant Health & Generates Revenue: Tree & Shrub Fertilization Techniques, Products, Equipment & Application Methods. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms, Mich. For details, visit www.landscape.org.
September 18 An In-Depth Focus: Diseases & Insects of Landscape Plants. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, Minn. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.
September 30 Lighting Live! Excellence in Landscape Lighting Design & Installation. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.
October 30 MNLA Winter Parking Lot & Sidewalk Maintenance Workshop. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul, Minn. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.
November 12 MNLA Certified Professional Training. Midland Hills Country Club, Roseville, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.
November 19 Pesticide Recertification Workshop. Minnesota Valley Country Club, Bloomington, Minn. For more information, visit www.mtgf.org.
October 10 Nebraska Statewide Arboretum 30th Anniversary Gala. Lincoln, Neb. For more information, visit www.arboretum.unl.edu.
September 16 BFG Hort Expo. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.bfgsupply.com.
September 24 Columbus Ohio Landscape Association Meeting. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org/CalendarOfEvents.html.
October 6 Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Annual Golf Tournament. Westfield Group Country Club, Westfield, Ohio. For more information, call 888-683-3445, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.
November 12 Green Velvet Lawn Care & Turf Manager Education Program. Yankee Trace Golf Club, Centerville, Ohio. For details, visit www.greenvelvet.com.
November 12-13 Wintergreen Expo & Conference. I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio. To learn more, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.
December 8 Ohio Lawn Care Association Annual Meeting & Lunch. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. For more information, call 800-510-5296, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.
September 17 CFGW Fall Conference. Floral Plant Growers, Denmark, Wis. To learn more, call 608-244-3088.
September 24 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Almost Eden Nursery, Somers, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.
October 22 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Cotton Exchange, Waterford, Wis. For details, call 262-859-2121.
November 11-12 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.
December 10 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Christmas Party. Racine Marriott, Racine, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.
September 16 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, Mo. To register, visit www.giastl.com.
September 17 Reel Mowing: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt. GCSAA Web cast. For more information, call 800-472-7878 or visit www.gcsaa.org/education/webcast/webcast.aspx.
September 25 Foliar Nutrition: A Splash on the Grass. GCSAA Web cast. To learn more, call 800-472-7878 or visit www.gcsaa.org/education/webcast/webcast.aspx.
September 26 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class; SMART Technologies for Irrigation Management. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.
September 27 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.
September 29-October 1 NTEA’s Annual New Model Truck Product Conference. Hyatt Regency Dearborn, Dearborn, Mich. For details, call 800-441-6832 or visit www.ntea.com.
October 1 7th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Chino, Calif. For more information, visit www.irrigatortech.com.
October 3-7 2008 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 888-999-2752 or visit www.eshow2000.com/asla.
October 5-7 2008 Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America Green Industry Leadership Forum. The Palms Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, visit www.nlae.org.
October 5-9 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, ASA, CSSA, SSSA and GCAGS. Houston, Texas. For more information, call 888-443-4472 or visit www.acsmeetings.org/2008.
October 8-10 WaterSmart Innovations 08. Las Vegas, Nev. For details, call 702-862-3777 or visit www.watersmartinnovations.com.
September 17-18 CanWest Hort Show. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.canwesthortshow.com.
September 18-20 Pre-GLEE Tour With Ian Baldwin. England. For details, visit www.anla.org.
October 8-9 Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Mississauga, Ont., Canada. To learn more, visit www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com.
October 19-22 International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region Annual Meeting. Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Va. To learn more, call 205-967-7896, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ipps.org/SouthernNA/index.htm.
October 22-25 2008 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.
October 22-25 2008 PGMS School of Grounds Management. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.
October 23-25 Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO). Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 800-558-8767 or visit www.gie-expo.com.
November 13-15 TCI Expo 2008. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.tcia.org.
December 3-4 Irrigation Contractor Class. Mulberry Inn, Savannah, Ga. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.
November 7-9 Organic Soil Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/soil/index.php.
November 20-21 Green Industry Show & Conference. Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. For more information, call 800-378-3198 or visit www.landscape-alberta.com or www.greenindustryshow.com.