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Industry Awards Program-2011

August 29, 2011

The 2011 Industry Awards Application and Entry Forms were recently mailed.  We have added new categories for this year and have a new deadline of December 31, 2011 for submissions.   For more information and to download forms please navigate to the Industry Awards Page:  http://www.greenworksvermont.org/membership/industry-awards-program/

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Establishing Trees in Difficult Sites Workshop

July 1, 2011

ATTENDANCE LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE Presenters Dr. Nina Bassuk , Professor and Program, Leader of the Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University.  Dr. Bassuk’s research includes street tree selection, evaluation and diversity, development and application of a load-bearing soil mix to use under pavements, CU-Structural Soil and transplanting and establishment of shrubs and trees. Peter…

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2011 Summer Issue

June 1, 2011
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Noxious Weed Rule Update

June 1, 2011

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is soliciting pre-filing comments and questions from the general nursery community. To view the draft Noxious Weed Rule Draft please click the link below.  The following plants are being considered for addition to the Rule:  mulitflora rose, autumn olive, Japanese stiltgrass, kudzu, and mile-a minute vine.  If anyone is concerned…

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Summer Tree Walk w/Norman Pellett

May 25, 2011

Sunday, June 19, 2011 – 10:00am-noon, join Dr. Norman Pellett for a native tree and shrub identification walk through woodlands and meadows at the Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington, VT.  Learn the characteristics of many of the native trees and shrubs seen in western Vermont. Also visit a most unusual museum!   Five hundred carved…

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Growing Locally Grown Tomatoes List

May 19, 2011

The Master Gardener’s website – (through UVM) is offering a free listing on their website of all  Green Works/VNLA members who are producing locally grown tomatoes or if you are purchasing locally grown tomato transplants for resale.  Members would be listed by business name and county under the BUY LOCAL tomato button. If you would…

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Low Impact Development & VT Stormwater Management Workshop

May 19, 2011

June 15, 2011 9:30-3:00 pm Burlington International Airport Contact:  jenna.calvi@state.vt.us http://www.vtwaterquality.org/stormwater/htm/sw_WorkshopRegistration.htm

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Treatment Options for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Workshop

May 19, 2011

June 8, 2011 UNH Extension Contact:   Karen Bennett @karen.bennett@unh.edu or 603-862.5861 http://extension.unh.edu/fwt/docs/TreatmentOptionsHWA.pdf

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Green Works/VNLA Summer Meeting & Trade Show-2011

May 19, 2011

Mark your calendars! September 15, 2011 Details to be announced soon!

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Millican Nurseries Customer Appreciation Day

May 19, 2011

July 9, 2011 Millican Nurseries, Inc. 187 Pleasant Street Chichester, NH 603-435-6660 Visit:  www.mniplants.com

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