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Grow Native Workshop at Green Seasons

01/08/2016 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET

Category

Grow Native Education Series

Location

Green Seasons Nursery
12340 State Road 62
Parrish, FL 34219
United States

Admission

  • $40.00  -  FANN member grower
  • $200.00  -  NEW FANN member - start-up grower
  • $350.00  -  NEW FANN member - established grower

Description

GROWING NATIVE PLANTS FOR RETAIL APPEAL -- and profit!

Grower workshop 9am-Noon
Friday, January 8, 2016

at Green Seasons Nursery in Parrish, Manatee County

Grow retail-ready native plants and make money doing it. On-the-farm workshop for growers to learn and share methods of producing native plants for greater mass market appeal and profitabiity. 

Green Seasons Nursery owner Roger Triplett and his crew discuss and demonstrate what goes into producing good-looking, profitable plants, including the quality of starter plants, moving plants up through gallon container sizes, soils, fertilizers, watering, biocontrols and chemical control of pests and fungus, trimming techniques and all the many considerations that go into producing profitable plants from start to finish. Specific species to be covered include Wild Coffee, Walter's Viburnum, Beautyberry, and White Indigoberry, in addition to overview discussions about producing grasses and wildflowers.

Meet fellow members and learn how to improve your native plant production.   

The first workshop in FANN's new Grow Native Series addressing native plant production for greater mass market appeal or greater biodiversity.

SCHEDULE
9:00am  - Check-in, orientation, nursery tour
9:30am-Noon  - Workshop
Noon-1:00pm  - Lunch

FEE: $40 per person for FANN member growers when you sign up by WED JAN 6. After that, fee is $60 if space is available.
Lunch included. Non-members can join and receive complimentary workshop as a new member bonus -- tell your colleagues.  

 

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