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From Nursery to Landscape: Tree & Shrub Selection
January 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Longtime nursery grower Jeff O’Donal will discuss those often overlooked or forgotten factors that go into choosing trees and shrubs for a new landscape. While the setting itself dictates size and shape, also important to consider are tree health, the root-ball structure (whether in a pot or B&B), rate of growth, and adaptability to a new site. All this and more goes into choosing the right specimens for the right place, ensuring they thrive long into the future. Whether or not you’re a seasoned landscaper or gardener, this topic is always relevant to our practice. Come with questions and testimonials to share after the one-hour presentation.
In partnership with the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens presents the Green Spotlight Series, featuring local and national green industry researchers, instructors, and field professionals discussing topics valuable to peer professionals. The variety of topics on offer are geared towards a diverse range of landscape-related professionals, from nursery and flower farmers to arborists, landscapers, gardeners, and landscape designers/architects. MELNA members are eligible for the CMBG member price and will earn recertification credits; several sessions will count toward the State of Maine’s pesticide license recertification. Please inquire regarding credit approval for all other network agencies.