Seasonal Color:

Creating a Program that Works!

Alabama Green Industry Training Center, Inc.

Wednesday, March 1st, 9am-2:30pm

5521 Cahaba Valley Road

Birmingham, AL

Cost: $30 per attendee and includes lunch.

Please pre-register by clicking on the button below to help us plan for lunch.

This class does not have pesticide re-certification points available. However, it is approved by the Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects for 4 credits.


9:00 - 9:10 Welcome

9:10 - 10:00 Proper Soil and Bed Preparation

John Nabors

Green Industry Training Coordinator, Alabama Extension

10:00 - 10:50 Irrigation and Maintenance

Daniel Strickland

Regional Agronomic Coordinator, SiteOne Landscape Supply

10:50 -11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:50 IPM and Troubleshooting

Jim Jacobi

Plant Pathologist, Alabama Extension

11:50-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:20 Bed Design

James Horton

Director, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

1:20-2:30 Make Me Smile -

Good for business and good for the human spirit, colorful flowers and foliage plants make your landscape smile. They welcome residents and guests, employees and customers. Color transforms a good landscape into an emotionally engaging one. Linda shares some ideas for reliable, yet trendy choices.

Linda Askey

Horticulturist, Garden Design & Writing