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UPCOMING WEBINARS

Top New Perennials at 2024 Retail & a Preview of 2025’s Must Watch Perennials

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern/12:00 PM Central

Get to know and learn to grow the top new Proven Winners Perennials. Walters Gardens Regional Product Manager Laura Robles will review 15 of the top new perennials available at retail for 2024, as well as previewing 15 of the top upcoming varieties for 2025. If you want to know what’s hot in perennials, this is the webinar for you!

Laura Robles is a Regional Product Manager for Walters Gardens, Inc. in Zeeland, Michigan, overseeing sales in the Northeast and managing the trialing program sent out to customers. She was previously the Trials Manager for Walters Gardens. Prior to coming to Walters Gardens, she was with Neal Mast Greenhouses and Mast Young Plants, where she managed the R&D department.

Laura has been involved in the horticulture industry for over 20 years; in various aspects including retail, public gardening, growing and research, and now sales and technical support. She received a B.S. in Natural Resources from Cornell University and a B.S. in Horticulture from Michigan State University.

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Walters

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Dramm on Water II: Common Water Problems and How to Solve Them

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern/12:00 PM Central

Growing plants is the conversion of water into plant tissue. Water is the most important input used in horticulture. Optimizing your water can have huge impacts on your crop. Often, growers experience problems with their source or water quality. Dramm's Kurt Becker will discuss the various common water issues that effect growers and the solutions to each problem.

Kurt Becker manages the professional and water segements of the Dramm Corporation. Kurt has 30 years of experience helping growers improve their water, their irrigation, pesticide applications and environment.

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Dramm

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Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Optimizing the level of dissolved oxygen (DO) in your irrigation water can have huge impacts on plant growth. Too little DO can cause slower plant growth and crop problems. Super-saturated levels of oxygen can improve plant health and speed plant growth. Dramm's Les Evans will discuss the benefits, the systems and the procedures to optimizing the dissolved oxygen in your irrigation water.

Les is the DRAMMwater Design & Solutions Manager and has over 25 years of industry systems experience helping growers improve their water.

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Dramm

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Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Perennial production doesn't have to be tough. Join Jim Kennedy, Ball Seed Sales Director, and Darren Barshaw, Darwin Perennials Product Representative, to get a pulse on best practices for building or expanding your perennial program. In this webinar, you’ll learn about perennial scheduling, crop culture and tips for handling different product forms. Other topics include supply chain flexibility and genetic breakthroughs that will optimize your best perennial crop yet!

With the widest assortment of vegetative, seed and bare root perennials, Ball Seed can help you customize a program that fits your operations. Your success is our passion—with the resources provided in this webinar, you can grow confidently and build strategies for success in the upcoming season. Plus, you'll learn about the top new perennial varieties, along with production tips.

  • Work alongside Ball Seed to successfully grow perennial varieties in your region
  • Leverage easy booking, order tracking and tech resources to take the guesswork out of perennials
  • Fill your benches month after month with reliable landscape performers that also work well in containers

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Ball Seed

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Date: Thursday, January 11, 2024

In this exclusive webinar with expert Pierre-Olivier Jean, you will learn about how peat moss companies like Premier Tech are responsibly managing sphagnum peat resources for future generations of growers and gardeners. You will learn about the restoration of harvest sites and the wise use of this essential gardening and agricultural resource.

Coming from a background in terrestrial ecology research, our guest expert, Pierre-Olivier Jean, is the Natural Resource Manager for Premier Tech’s Growers and Consumers business group. He has been coordinating the Veriflora: Responsibly Managed Peatlands certification for the past eight years. His involvement in this certification process allowed him to support continuous improvement in the operational, social and environmental aspects of the horticultural peat industry. He also helped plan the restoration of hundreds of wetland acres across Canada and the United States. His deep understanding of this natural resource relies on an extensive experience in the field.

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Premier Tech Horticulture

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