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SHADE – Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education

SHADE 2013 – Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education

SHADE 2013 was a resounding success with well over 400 attendees and an active MARKETPLACE. Available educational session handouts and outlines will be posted soon.

SHADE 2013 Course Descriptions & Speaker Bios

SHADE 2013 Sponsors

Central Arizona Project
Evergreen Turf
Hunter Industries
Treeland Nurseries
City of Scottsdale
City of Phoenix
DLC Resources
Arid Zone Trees
Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
Bureau of Reclamation
Cox Cactus Farm
DowAgroSciences
Ewing Irrigation
JERO
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
Rainbird Corporation
SRP
Sunrise Tree Farm
V & P Nurseries
West Coast Turf
Western Growers
Whitfill Nursery
Wilbur Ellis

Informational Highlights from SHADE 2013

Session: Effective Controller Management
Presenter: Jeff Lee, Water Conservation Specialist, Town of Gilbert

Session: Improving Irrigation for Efficiency and Tree Health
Presenter: Rick Templeton, City of Phoenix, Parks and Recreation Department

Session: Container Plants
Presenter: Rebecca Senior, Desert Landscape School Assistant, Desert Botanical Garden

Session: Color Theory in Desert Landscaping
Presenter: Carrie Nimmer, Landscape Designer

Session: Community Gardens: An Opportunity for the Green Industry
Presenter: Haley Paul, Assistant in Extension, Urban Horticulture

Session: Emerging Plant Pests Update
Presenter: Kelly Murray Young, Assistant Agent, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

Session: Greening Lower Grand Avenue – Community Design Workshop
Presenters: Jim Coffman, Coffman Studio and Leslie Dornfeld, PLANet

Thank You to our 2013 Marketplace Vendors!

All Season Wholesale Growers
Arid Zone Trees
Arizona Department of Agriculture (ACT)
Arizona Municipal Water Users Assoc
Arizona Nursery Association
Arizona Wholesale Growers
Artistic Arborist
Association of Professional Landscape Designers
AZ Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects
AZ Community Tree Council
AZ Forestry Grant
AZ Landscape Contractor’s Association
AZ Pistachio Nursery
Biofeed Solutions
Bureau of Reclamation
Central Arizona Project
City of Phoenix
City of Scottsdale
Civano Nursery
Cox Cactus Farm
Cutting Edge Curbing
Desert Tree Farm
DLC Resources
DowAgroSciences
Elgin Nursery
Evergreen Turf
Ewing Irrigation
G & M Ag Supply Company
Gowan
Helena Chemical
Hunter Industries
Irritrol/Toro
JERO
Moon Valley Nursery
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
OHP
Rainbird Corporation
Rosie on the House
SRP
Sunrise Tree Farm
SuperTHRIVE
Syngenta
Synthetic Grass Store
Target Specialty Products
Treeland Nurseries
V & P Nurseries
West Coast Turf
Westbridge Agricultural Products
Western Growers
Western Tree Company
Whitfill Nursery
Wilbur Ellis