MARCH 2015 MEETING NOTICE

Date: Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Place:
 Coastal Rental Equipment, Marstons Mills Ma (Directions)
Time:
5:30 – 7:00 P.M.

Speaker: John Swaringen, Bartlett Tree Experts
Topic: Best Practices for Water Management

Please RSVP so we have plenty of refreshments

JSwaringenThis month’s meeting features John Swaringen from Bartlett Tree.  John began working at Bartlett in 2002, starting as a groundsman.  He progressed into Plant Health Care, then became a Water Management Representative in 2007.  John is a Certified Irrigation Contractor and works out of the Osterville office.  John will discuss choosing the correct method to deliver water to a specific plant species based on it’s requirements.  John will also talk about utilizing water conservation practices.

Please RSVP so we have plenty of refreshments Please include the names of people attending and your company name so we may have your badges ready for you.  Please RSVP by March 10th so we may plan the food accordingly!

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2015 Taunton John Deere Landscapes University

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John Deere Landscapes invites you to join us for the 2015 Taunton John Deere Landscapes University. You will be attending educational seminars and a vendor trade show where you will have the opportunity to grow, learn, & network with your peers!

Event Schedule – Irrigation Courses

  • When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • Time: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Where: Holiday Inn & Conference Center – 700 Myles Standish Boulevard Taunton, MA 02780 (Directions)

Click Here for Information and Registration for Irrigation Courses

There is more….

Event Schedule – Lawn & Tree Courses

  • When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • Time: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Where: Holiday Inn & Conference Center – 700 Myles Standish Boulevard Taunton, MA 02780 (Directions)

Click Here for Information and Registration for Lawn & Tree Courses

*** Huge Raffle with over $3,500 in prizes

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Pavers by Ideal 2015 Seminar Schedule

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We are pleased to announce our contractor seminars for 2015. These popular courses offer valuable information on the construction of high-quality interlocking concrete pavements and segmental retaining wall systems, as well as product overviews.

  • Advanced Pavers
    • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
    • Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Advanced Walls
    • Thursday, January 22,2015
    • Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Permeable Pavers
    • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    • Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • Raised Patios, Outdoor Kitchens, and Cleaning, Sealing & Polymeric Sand
    • Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    • Thursday, March 5, 2015

Click here for full information and registration form.

Location: Pavers by Ideal – Waltham Hardscape Center 232 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02452 ( Directions)

Schedule:
7:30 am Check-In/Continental Breakfast
8am – 12pm Seminar (breaks included)
12pm Complimentary Lunch

What You Will Learn:
Learn practical instruction, time saving tips, guidance on maintaining quality control, efficiency, and cost savings in construction.

Topics Covered:
* Selling the Customer * Product selection * Specifications * Estimating * Costing
* Planning and layout * Installation * Getting the most from your crews * Technical information * And more!

Earn Valuable CEUs:
Paver and wall certification requires ongoing continuing education. Earn valuable learning credits towards maintaining your certifications. Each seminar provides 3 CEUs. Earn a total of 12 CEUs by attending all 4 courses.

** Attendees will receive a $25 gift card to True Value by Ideal® for each seminar attended.

Seating is limited! Complete and return registration form with your payment to reserve your space. Please contact Patti Feeley at 781-894-3200 with questions.

Click here for full information and registration form.

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MCLP Certification Prep Course

MCLP-IconHave you met Barbara Conolly? Barbara was our featured speaker earlier this month at our meeting and spoke on pruning. She is a member of CCLA and owns her own business – Gardens by Barbara Conolly,

Bill Johnson has worked with Barbara to offer an MCLP study course, which starts next month. Classes will be held twice weekly – Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hampton Inn in West Yarmouth. Below is the flyer with additional information. Space will be limited, so be sure to send in your registration today.

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When: Tuesday & Thursday from: 4 – 6pm (Class runs from January 13 to February 25, 2015)

Where: Hampton Inn and Suites Cape Cod 99 Main Street, Route 28, West Yarmouth

Fee: CCLA member rate $425.00 – Non-members $450.00 Includes the latest MCLP study guide on DVD

Info: For additional information contact ccla1999@comcast.net

We have been told that New England Grows will offer a study class at Grows, which will be a great follow-up to this class.  The MCLP exam will take place on March 6 in Wellesley.

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