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SHADE – Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education

SHADE 2014 will take place on Friday, August 15th at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, located at 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd. (next to the Cardinals stadium). The 5 concurrent educational tracks consist of 6 one-hour sessions, with lunch and break refreshments included. Additionally the Arizona Certified Nursery Professional training will occur from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm in a separate session. Please see more details in the conference brochure. For more information or to sponsor SHADE, call the ANA office at (480) 966-1610.
Registration for SHADE and ACNP training here.

SHADE 2014 Sponsors

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
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 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