Integrated Pest Management/Turf Maintenance Seminars

TM011: Turf Management- A Holistic Approach
Benefiting new employees and those with basic turf management experience, this seminar will discuss turfgrass biology and key physiological processes,such as photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration. The instructor will discuss selecting appropriate turfgrass species; mowing and optimum mowing height; thatch and compaction management (e.g. coring, spiking, topdressing and dethatching) along with plant nutrition and irrigation management.
NOTE: IPM - 5.67 CECs awarded

LO member price: $137.50
Non-member price: $264.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: Landscape Ontario, 7856 5th Line S., Milton
Instructor: Derrick Hawley P.Ag.
Date: Friday November 22, 2019 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
LM205: Grounds Maintenance Turf, Pruning and General Standards
Grounds Maintenance Week (GMW):
Wrapping up the week- long program,day five day will go over the art of planting, pruning and turfgrass.
Items covered include:
*Planting Standards
*Site preparation
*Mulching and taking dormancy into consideration
Weather permitting-Participants should bring their secateurs for outdoor hands-on pruning-learning.
Turf rounds out the day, including a standards review, discussion on turf types, when to seed and when to sod, and cutting guidelines.
This seminar is for new landscape employees and those with limited industry experience in the landscape maintenance field.
Participants should bring PPE (work gloves and boots, and eye protection) for possible outdoor hands-on learning.
Consider continuing with seminars Maintaining Turf on Treed Sites, Nematodes: The Undercover Heroes of Lawncare and Tree and Shrub Pruning: An Introduction

LO member price: $137.50
Non-member price: $264.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: Landscape Ontario, 7856 5th Line S., Milton
Instructor: Bruce Peart, Gelderman Landscape Services
Date: Friday March 6, 2020 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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