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SHADE – Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education

SHADE 2014 took place on Friday, August 15th at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, located at 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd. (next to the Cardinals stadium). There were 5 concurrent educational tracks consist of 6 one-hour sessions, with lunch and break refreshments included. Additionally, the Arizona Certified Nursery Professional training occurred from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm in a separate session.

SHADE 2014 Sponsors

Arbico Organics
Arid Zone Trees
Arizona Nursery Association
Arizona Pistachio Nursery
Artistic Arborist
Association of Professional Landscape Designers
AZ Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects
AZ Community Tree Council
AZ Department of Agriculture
AZ Forestry Grant
AZ Landscape Contractor’s Association
Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
AZ Wholesale Growers
Bartlett Tree Experts
BASF
Biofeed Solutions
Central Arizona Project
City of Glendale
City of Phoenix
City of Scottsdale
Civano Nursery
Cox Cactus Farm
DLC Resources
DowAgroSciences
Elgin Nursery
Evergreen Turf
Ewing Irrigation
Fertizona
Gowan USA
GREEN AS IT GETS
GRO-WELL
Helena Chemical
IAS Laboratories
JERO
Mauget
Moon Valley Nursery
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
OHP
Prococo
Rainbird
Rosie on the House
Salt River Project
Small Business Growth Alliance
SNAP-Ed
Sunrise Tree Farm
Syngenta
Synthetic Grass Store
Target Specialty Products
TORO
Treeland Nurseries
Unique Landscape Lighting
V & P Nurseries
Vitamin Institute
WaterPulse
West Coast Turf
Western Growers
Western Tree Company
Wilbur Ellis

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