Events/Educational Programs

October 9, 2018 –Webinar: Supporting Local Ecology: Native Plants for the Small Home Gardens; Buy Tickets;12:30 pm EDT1:30 pm EDT; Free

October 10 and 11, 2018 – 8th Annual Arborist and Tree Care Seminar, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, DE. Register Online by clicking here. For more information, contac tDelaware Forest Service, Urban & Community Forestry Program, or Or visit us at

October 11, 2018 – Webinar: Managing Land for Pollinators and Conservation Biocontrol; Buy Tickets;  12:30 pm EDT1:30 pm EDT; $10

October 17, 2018 – Webinar: Designing a Patchwork Ecology in Urban Ecosystems; Buy Tickets; 4:30 pm EDT5:30 pm EDT; $10

October 18MNLA tour of Dumbarton Oaks and US National Arboretum. Participation in Dumbarton Oaks portion of the day will be limited. We’ll tour the newly renovated gardens in the morning and then head over to the Arboretum for lunch and afternoon tour. Registration will open soon. Contact MNLA office, 410-823-8684 or email, 

October 25New Plant Conference, co-hosted with UME. Country Springs Wholesale Nursery, Woodbine, MD. Clever nursery owners and managers  always look to the future -to stay out in front you need to look for  “New Trends” and where you can make additional money. This conference is designed to do exactly that – help you discover leading edge, new trends, and plants you could potentially market. Registration will open soon. Contact MNLA office, 410-823-8684 or email, 

October 26, 2018 – Certified Nursery Professional Exam – Delaware Department of Agriculture, 8:30 AM. Contact Valann Budischak at 888-449-1204.

October 31, 2018 – Webinar: Keeping Carbon in the Ground: A Scientific Exploration of Climate Change and Soil Health; Buy Tickets; 12:30 pm EDT1:30 pm EDT; $10

November 2, 2018 –Healthy Gardens for People and the Environment, The Wister Center at the Scott Arboretum, 10 AM = 11:45 AM. Register onine at or call 610-328-8025.Members $25; nonmembers $35.

November 8, 2018 – Webinar: Sustainable Landscape Applications, Applied Ecology, Ecological Services, and Biomimicry; Buy Tickets; 12:30 pm EDT1:30 pm EDT; $10

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

December 4, 2018 – Free Webinar: Backyard Carbon Sequestration – How You Can Help; Buy Tickets; 1:30 pm EDT2:30 pm EDT; Free

December 14, 2018 – Webinar: Quest for Resilience: Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Plant Design; Buy Tickets; 1:30 pm EDT2:30 pm EDT; $10

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

January 16-17, 2019 – Delaware Horticulture Industry Expo, Modern Maturity Center, Dover, DE. Contact Valann at

January 24, 2019 – Webinar: Farming on the Wild Side: Regenerative Production Practices Based on Multifunctional Perennial Plantings; Buy Tickets; 7:00 pm EDT8:00 pm EDT;  $10

January 29. 2019 – Webinar: Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future; Buy Tickets; 7:00 pm EDT8:00 pm EDT; $10

February 4, 2019 – Webinar: Fire in Landscape Management – Strategies for Living with It; Buy Tickets;  12:30 pm EDT1:30 pm EDT;  $10

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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