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These FREE mini-sessions are included with your trade show pass.
Propel your operation's success by taking advantage of these 30 minute mini-sessions to find the solution you are looking for. Find the topics especially relevant to you to maximize your knowledge at the show. These mini-sessions offer you a reprieve from the busy show floor. Gather quick insight about today's hottest topics.
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Plants are having a moment in popular culture, influencing everything from art to fashion and interior design. This seminar explores how nursery professionals can capitalize on current trends and use novel marketing techniques borrowed from other industries to reach new customers and keep their brand exciting and relevant.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! This seminar will teach the basics of how to implement a successful biological control program, starting in propagation. Some of the most commonly encountered greenhouse pests and their life-cycles will be covered, and the biocontrol agents used to combat them. Application methods and timing of biocontrol agent releases will also be discussed.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Groundcovers are an essential element to most landscapes, and choosing the perfect one can be challenging, given the many choices available in the trade today. Sit back and enjoy a visual tour of some of the nicest groundcover choices available in the industry today.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! The Intelligent Spray Control System add-on kit system uses a LIDAR sensor to create a digital representation including height, width, spacing, and density of each plant or tree as it passes, which is then used to control each spray nozzle independently based on this data. Thus, eight years of USDA research confirms the system delivers: • As effective or better crop protection • 47-73% reduction of spray consumption • 40-87% reduction in spray loss beyond tree canopies • Up to 87% less airborne drift • 68-93% reduction in spray loss on the ground This presentation will overview the USDA and leading university research that validates these claims.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! When you run a business, you have to communicate clearly and concisely with your customers about what you do. A simple photo connects quickly. Learn how to use your everyday camera to capture and share your best moments, and how to manage yet another social media platform without losing your mind, or your soul.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) hosted a professionally moderated discussion with forty key stakeholders. The meeting, titled the HRI Research Roundtable, combined greenhouse and nursery producers with professional facilitation that led to a vision that identified current and future industry challenges and opportunities to increase success and profitability for the next 10-years. Come learn about the priorities identified.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Interviewing can be such a challenge for managers and business owners. How do you get a solid feel for a potential employee? What questions do you ask? How do you know if they'll last and fit into your company? Get tips for making this difficult process easier and more effective by looking at it from a different perspective that will help you get the information you really want.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! The development in Native Plant selections has come of age and there are now hundreds of species that are regionally native for applications in retail, wholesale, residential, and commercial landscape applications. Steven will be talking about the Native Roots line of plants and their applications. Steven will be presenting on 100 unique native species that are readily available for market sales.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Come see the what won as the best new products, both live goods and hard goods, for their stores!Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! The Oregon Garden's newly planted Trillium Collection is the first collection brought to the Garden since the initial development stages. Allison will explain The Oregon Garden's current processes in developing a Collection's Policy, including other examples of enhancements and programming at The Oregon Garden and exciting new ideas for the Garden's future and expansion projects.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Boxwood blight has resurfaced and is wreaking havoc on one of the biggest crops in the business. Join us to learn about the biology and epidemiology of this disease and best cultural and chemical practices to keep it under control.Find out more
This FREE mini-session is included with your trade show pass! Garden trends and opportunities from Scotland and beyond. Take a horticulture journey with Connor from his time in Glasgow working at an urban garden center followed by work study abroad at premier Wholesale Nurseries in the U.S. and Europe. Listen closely as Connor translates the world of horticulture sharing relevant trends and plants with his distinctly Scotsman’s perspective. What is in vogue today in Scotland, Germany and Italy will soon be seen as the next best trend for the Pacific Northwest Garden Center or progressive grower. You will not want to miss the exciting vibrant world of change and possibilities from a fresh young voice -a mix of practical yet sophisticated insight.Find out more