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SHADE – Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education

SHADE 2015 will be on Friday, August 7th at the Arizona Biltmore, located on 2400 East Missouri Ave. There will be 5 concurrent educational tracks that consist of 6 one-hour sessions, with lunch and break refreshments included. SHADE Sponsorships are available as well if your company is interested in being an event sponsor. Additionally, the Arizona Certified Nursery Professional (ACNP) training will occur from 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m. in a separate session.
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Thank you SHADE 2015 Sponsors

Agriscaping Technologies
Arizona Community Tree Council
Arizona Department of Agriculture
Arizona Landscape Contractor’s Association
Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
Arizona Nursery Association
Arizona Pistachio Nursery
Arizona State Forestry Division
Artistic Arborist
Association of Professional Landscape Designers
AZ Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects
AZ Turf Masters
AZ Wholesale Growers
Bartlett Tree Experts
Biofeed Solutions
Central Arizona Project
City of Glendale
City of Phoenix
City of Scottsdale
Civano Nursery
Cox Cactus Farm
DLC Resources, Inc.
Elgin Nursery
Evergreen Turf
Ewing Irrigation Products
Gowan USA
Gro-Well Brands
Helena Chemical Company
IAS Laboratories
Jero, Inc.
Moon Valley Nursery
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
OHP, Inc.
Rosie on the House
Salt River Project
Sunrise Tree Farm
Target Specialty Products
The Toro Company
Treeland Nurseries
Unique Landscape Lighting
V & P Nurseries
Vitamin Institute/Superthrive
West Coast Turf
Western Growers
Western Tree Company
Wilbur Ellis Company

Informational Highlights from SHADE 2014

Session: A New Look at Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Presenter: Angelica Elliot

Session: Practical Applications and Use of Reclaimed Water for Landscape Irrigation
Presenter: Jim Trog

Session: The Historic American Landscape Survey in Arizona
Presenters: Gina Chorover and Helen Erikson

Session: Writing Tree Management Master Plans
Presenter: Patrick Brewer

Session: Young and Mature Tree Care
Presenter: Tim Johnson

Session: Down and Dirty Irrigation Scheduling for Turf
Presenter: Jeff Lee

Session: Using Water Budgets to Irrigate Efficiently
Presenter: Jeff Lee