We rebounded from the setback
of two major snow storms. These are two photos of a sod
project that we completed a couple days before Christmas!
Mild temperatures and bare ground continued through New
New Hampshire Landscape
Association/New Hampshire Plant Growers Association/
Univ. of NH Cooperative Extension Joint Conference
On January 18th Carroll
County Landscape, Inc. was represented at the NHLA/NHPGA/UNHCE
Joint Winter Conference held at the Grappone Convention
Center in Concord, NH. In attendance were Dave
Alessandroni, Mike Nicolay, Justin Dacey, Jan Bicknell
and Sue Burkhardt. There was a trade show and
educational sessions that filled the day long agenda.
The keynote speaker, Bridget
Behe Ph.D, Professor of Horticulture, Michigan State
University spoke on the topic of Setting, Following and
Avoiding Trends for Businesses in 2012. Other sessions
attended by the Carroll County Landscape contingent
included; Are You Prepared for the Cultural Shift?
Marketing Plants to Future Generations - Angela Palmer,
co-owner, Plants Nouveau, LLC., Biocontrol in Landscapes
and Natural Areas - Richard Casagrande Ph.D, Professor
of Entomology, University of Rhode Island, Hungry
Plants? Not in My Garden Center - Brian Krug Ph.D,
Greenhouse/Floriculture Specialist, UNH Cooperative
Extension and NH's New Rules Concerning Certification
Eligibility Requirements Pertaining to Lawncare and
Right of Way Pesticide Applications - Robert Wolff - NH
Division of Pesticide Control.
Once again the staff of CCL
was able to bring a wealth of exciting cutting edge
information back to their home base of Wolfeboro, NH to
utilize in their landscape design, installation,
maintenance and gardening work around the lakes region.