Pavers by Ideal 2015 Seminar Schedule


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

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

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.

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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

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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XmasWhen: Thursday January 15, 2015

Where: Yarmouth House ( Directions )

Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM EST


You’re invited to CCLA’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Party.  This year it will be held at The Yarmouth House, their food is great and it’s so beautifully decorated for the holiday season.

Dinner choices this year are chicken, beef or fish.  As always, we can accommodate any vegetarian dishes, just let us know!

Click here to RSVP BY January 10,2014

The Annual Meeting part of the evening will consist of voting in the 2015 board.  Bill Johnson, current president will present the Legacy Award. Jack Stacy as the Legacy award recipient.

Then we’ll once again feature John Turco, the popular comedian from last year.

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Irrigation Contractor Training


Irrigation Contractor is any person who installs, services, and re-pairs irrigation systems.
Irrigation Contractor training is designed to:

  • To help professionals in the irrigation industry understand what is expected of a competent irrigation contractor.
  • To identify areas and topics in which contractors should be ex-perts in order to achieve business goals and profitable results.
  • To prepare individuals who will be taking the CIC examination.
  • To refresh the existing skills of irrigation contractors.

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CLASS: January 12th & 13th 8am-5pm January 14th 9am-1pm.

STUDY MATERIAL: Irrigation Contractor Workbook & Irrigation Contrac-tor Study Guide available for purchase at

EXAM: January 14th 1pm-5pm. Exam registration should be done through the Irrigation Association at least 30 days before exam date. Forms and additional information can be found at

LOCATION: 60 Stergis Way Dedham, Ma 02026

Our Proud Sponsors:
John Deere Landscapes | Irrigation Association of New England 

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