The annual Professional Pest Managers School offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators. A one-stop shop, the school provides pesticide application focused classes in turf, landscape, pond maintenance, pool maintenance, right-of-way, nursery, indoor pest control, and invertebrate pest management. This program is repeated in March 2016, at the Eden Resort, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
The Turf & Ornamental Update in Cambria County provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania licensed commercial and public applicators to earn credits toward pesticide recertification. Credits in Categories Private, 06, 07, 18, 23, and Core are awarded.
(Dates: Dec. 8, 9, 15, 16 & 18, 2015) - Pesticide Applicator Short Course will prepare participants for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental & Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn & Turf), 10 (Right of Way & Weeds), and 23 (Parks & Schools Pest Control).
Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs. This four day Arborist Short Course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, which should improve your marketability.
Pesticide Applicator Short Course will prepare participants for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn and Turf), 10 (Right of Way & Weeds) and 23 (Parks and Schools Pest Control).
The Arborist Short Course is a four week course designed to assist students taking the International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist exam.
Pesticide Applicator Short Course will prepare participants for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental & Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn & Turf), 10 (Right of Way & Weeds), and 23 (Parks & Schools Pest Control).
Tree Tenders® is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities.
An all day educational program that discusses ornamental plant and turfgrass pest issues and their management, along with landscape horticulture topics.
The Northeast Pennsylvania Christmas Tree Growers Meeting & Tradeshow brings regional experts, growers, and vendors together for a day of educational presentations, pesticide updates, and new product information. Pesticide credits will be offered to applicators.
GardenWise is the York County Master Gardeners' one-day school for gardeners interested in keeping abreast of the latest news and research in gardening. Whether you are new to gardening or have been gardening for years, GardenWise has something for you.
Invasives are a common problem in many landscapes. Learn some of the plants becoming a problem in our woodlands and meadows and how to control them.
Often overlooked as landscape plants because of their short season, spring ephemerals brighten up early spring landscapes and then fade to allow room for the later blooming plants to show off. We will also take a look at other spring blooming perennials that can be included in landscapes to expand the display season.
Beyond azaleas and rhododendrons, native shrubs offer a tremendous variety of spring bloom. Come learn about the diversity of shrubs available for the landscape, how to identify them and where to plant them.
Residents are always asking for deer-resistant groundcovers. And now that more people are looking for native plants, here are some options for you. Ferns and Sedges are deer resistant, tolerate a wide range of soil conditions and exposures and are tough plants that will last a long time in the landscape. We will discuss some of each, how to identify them, when to use them and what they need.
Sure mums and asters brighten up the fall landscape but there are so many native options, why not include some of these as well. As we walk through the preserve we will discuss the many fall blooming perennials that not only enliven the home garden but will provide essential late-season nectar for migrating pollinators.
Shade Trees and Flowering Trees will be covered during this workshop. Learn about native trees for a variety of landscape situations. Enjoy walking the preserve as the colors change and examine the details of trees up close to help with identification in the field.