RINLA Winter Meeting
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
801 Greenwich Avenue
Speakers and topics for the 2020 Winter Meeting include:
Kevin Brewer of Arborjet - calibration
Meghan Owens of Proven Winners - new plant introduction and marketing
Brian Post of The Stone Trust - using natural stone in the landscape
Thomas Christopher - Sustainable horticultural practices and turf managment
Panel Discussion on Succession Planning
Chad Rigsby of FA Bartlett Tree Experts - diseases of trees and shrubs
Panel Discussion on Boxwood Blight with Jill Calabro of AmericanHort; Dr. James LaMondia of UConn; Randy Zondag of Ohio State; Heather Faubert of URI.
Randy Zondag - hands-on session on best management practices for dealing with boxwood blight
Catherine Weaver - designing after boxwood - what's next?
The conference schedule includes several breaks during the day that are set aside for attendees to visit with exhibitors and the afternoon reception will provide even more time for attendees and vendors to meet.
Continental breakfast, lunch and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. During the noontime annual meeting RINLA’s yearly reports will be presented and the 2019 Professional Excellence Landscape Award winners will be announced.