Upcoming 2019 IPM Workshops!

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Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your woody landscape plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you!

OMAFRA-ISAO Course:

“IPM and Site Condition Assessment For Woody Landscape Plants”

1) Tuesday, June 25:  Guelph- University of Guelph Arboretum Centre (#390 College Ave. East) (9:00 to 3:30)

2) Tuesday, July 9:  Toronto – Mt Pleasant Cemetery (#1643 Yonge St.) (9:00 to 3:30)

To register:  Contact info@isaontario.com

This lecture style/outdoor, hands-on workshop was designed for arborists, landscapers, parks, garden maintenance and garden centre professionals who want to know more about diagnosing and managing plant health issues on trees and shrubs.   In INTEGRATED Pest Management we consider all factors including pests, host plants and site conditions.

IMG_0981                This popular seminar will cover the most common pests that affect trees and shrubs in Ontario, and the environmental and physiological issues that make trees more susceptible.

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This year we are honoured to have Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA Crop Nutrition Lead to guide us in hands-on assessment of landscape soil texture, drainage/compaction and health to diagnose any limiting site factors that could be hindering the growth of our landscape trees and shrubs!

You will also learn about the newest and best resources out there to help you,

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…..and how to use them effectively on the job.

Feel free to bring your pest problems to this seminar. You will leave with answers, better problem solving skills and so much more.

Note: Continuing Educational Credits are available (e.g. Certified Arborist)

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About Jen Llewellyn

OMAFRA Nursery and Landscape Specialist @onnurserycrops
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