Education Events

These are continuing education programs designed for professionals responsible for managing and maintaining urban green space such as residential landscapes, parks, commercial properties and golf courses. The course will also benefit municipalities, schools and city water utility personnel, particularly those interested in developing sustainable urban landscape conservation programs.

December 12-14, 2016 Earth-Kind Landscape Workshop (stay tuned!)

Participants are not required to attend the entire workshop to receive CEU credits for the sessions they attend. Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course College Station, Dec 10-14 (PDF Flyer—registration form included); Approved for 7 TNLA CEUs/day for Monday-Thursday and 3.5 CEUs for Friday; TDA CEUs have been approved for Ag CEU  (10 general, 9 IPM and 1 laws and regulations), and SPCS CEU  (1 general safety, 1 general laws and regulations, 2 weed and 10 lawn & ornamental).

Participants are not required to attend the entire short course to receive CEU credits for the sessions they attend. Space is limited to the first 75 registrants.

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course Tentative Schedule.

Time Monday December 10
8:30-9:30 Earth-Kind Landscape Principals
9:45-10:45 Basics of Botany
11:00-12:00 Trees ID and use
1:30-2:30 Shrubs ID and use
2:45-3:45 Lawn problem diagnosis and control
4:00-5:00 Don’t import this—–phytosanitation
Time Tuesday December 11
8:30-9:30 Fireants control in landscape & other ants
9:45-10:45 Common weeds in landscape
11:00-12:00 Integrated weed management in Landscape
1:30-2:30 Perennials ID and use
2:45-3:45 Math used in landscape
4:00-5:00 Annuals ID and use
Time Wednesday December 12
8:30-9:30 Proper Pruning/Planting/transplanting
9:45-10:45 Proper Fertilization and mulching
11:00-12:00 Turf and Ornamental IPM
1:30-2:30 Landscape soil testing
2:45-3:45 Drip irrigation installation in the landscape
4:00-5:00 Rainwater harvesting
Time Thursday December 13
8:30-9:30 Common  landscape disease symptoms
9:45-10:45 How to prevent and cure landscape diseases
11:00-12:00 Fruit tree (shrub) selection and care Monte
1:30-2:30 Basics of Lawn care I
2:45-3:45 Basics of Lawn care II
4:00-5:00 Tools to stay competitive in tough economy
Time Friday December 14
8:30-9:30 Pesticide Safety
9:45-10:45  Law and regulation updates
11:00-12:00 Resources for Earth-Kind Landscape

For Further Details, contact Dr. Mengmeng Gu;

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3 Responses to “Education Events”

  1. Maury Hudson October 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm #

    Can I get more information on the Tyler Earthkind Workshop. Thanks, Maury Hudson:
    email @

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