January 15, 2018
Landscape Ontario’s Growers’ Sector Group will host the Nursery Growers’ Short Course at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, Ont., on Feb. 7. The annual event provides a full-day of topics aimed at educating nursery growers on the latest trends, methods, research and technology.

This year’s theme is “Innovative Production Practices from Oregon, Market Trends and so much more!” Guest speaker Mark Krautman, owner of Heritage Seedlings in Salem, Ore., will be featured in two presentations. Also a former president of the Oregon Association of Nurseries, Krautman will share his knowledge of production methods and marketing of ornamentals.

A dozen other experts will provide relevant information pertaining to pests, irrigation management, automation, urban tree selection, and more.

Plant Products is the platinum sponsor of the event, which will conclude with the popular “Grower Good Ideas” session.

The cost is $85 for an LO member, $95 for a potential member and $30 for a student. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks and door prizes. After Jan. 30, the price goes up to $100. Register online at HortTrades.com/growers-group.