Events/Educational Programs

June 20, 2018 – Pest and Beneficial Insect Walks, University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, 531 S College Avenue, Newark.  Meet at the entrance to Fischer Greenhouse.  $15  4-6 pm. Learn to identify insect and disease pests, as well as beneficial insects in the landscape at the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens.  Instructors: Nancy Gregory, Brian Kunkel, Carrie Murphy, and Tracy Wootten, Contact

July 12, 2018 – Native Plant Communities: Designing with Color, Ecology, and Managment- Join the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) and Mt. Cuba Center for an energizing and informative summer day in the garden. Local and internationally renowned experts will share their experience and vision of garden design, sustainable meadow development, and the importance of native perennials in our landscapes.For more info go to:

July 14-17, 2018 -American Hort – CULTIVATE18, Columbus, OH,

August 8, 2018 – Summer Landscape Expo, contact Valann at

August 25, 2018 – DelaWILD – Winterthur Museum and Gardens. Environmental event featuring environmental organizations from throughout the Brandywine Valley.  Contact Suzanne French (, Lisa Watt ( or Angels Burns (

November 14, 2018 – Turf and Ornamentals Workshop, Hockessin, DE.  Contact Valann at

January 9-11, 2019 – MANTS Trade Show, Baltimore, MD,

January 16-17, 2018 – Delaware Horticulture Industry Expo, Modern Maturity Center, Dover, DE. Contact Valann at

Longwood Gardens offers many continuing education classes appropriate for the nursery and landscape industry.  To see their offerings, visit

Mt Cuba Center offers lots of great classes for gardeners and professionals.  To see their offerings visit

University of Georgia Turfgrass Management and Gardening Courses. Winter is a great time for landscaping professionals to enhance their credentials! The University of Georgia’s certificate courses add to your skills and increase the confidence customers have in your business.The University of Georgia is known around the world for its perennial trial gardens and its research in turfgrass science. Learn from UGA experts and expand your knowledge of sun and shade perennials, turfgrass management, and turf for sports fields. For more information:








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