TUESDAY, JANUARY 17
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

ceu__lc_greenceu_la_orangeceu_nalp_redHot Trends in Landscape Design – Part 1, Outdoor Kitchens & Living Spaces

Jason Sponzilli, Sponzilli Landscape Group; Christian Evans, Evans Alliance

Learn what’s hot from one of the leading design-build firms in the US. 2017 is the perfect year for you to increase profitability and distinguish your landscape designs as clients increasingly want to create stunning living spaces to dine, entertain and bring their lifestyle outdoors! 


ceu__lc_greenceu_la_orangeceu_nalp_redHot Trends in Landscape Design – Part 2, Fire & Water Features, Green Technologies & Water Conservation, LED Lighting

Jason Sponzilli, Sponzilli Landscape Group; Christian Evans, Evans Alliance

In this session we’ll take a look at 3 fantastic areas to increase dimension and beauty in your landscape projects.  Year after year there is an increasing demand toward better utilization of resources like water and electricity. We’ll show you how to deliver better landscape projects, as you plan and create more sustainable, energy efficient designs. 


ceu__lc_greenceu_nalp_redHardscape Best Practices

Mason Dyer, Belgard

In this 1 hour class the attendees will learn the correct way to install interlocking concrete pavers in a residential application.  It will follow the guidelines set forth by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute which is the governing body for installation practices in regards to interlocking concrete pavers. In this session the participants will learn: Individual material components and their purpose, industry mandated installation methods, tips to make your company more successful and basic design principles.


ceu__lc_greenceu_la_orangeceu_nalp_redPlant Selection: Using All We Got!

Bryce Lane, NC State University Emeritus

We will discuss the importance of considering all the plant choices we have at our disposal when we are selecting plants for the landscape. All too often we get stuck in a repetitive “rut”, selecting the same dozen or less plants for all the jobs we do. We can appeal to a potentially broader client base by considering all the many different kinds of plants available to us for both commercial and residential landscapes. We will also discuss what can’t be ignored during the selection process.


ceu__lc_greenceu_la_orangeceu_nalp_redHomeowner’s Dream vs. Reality – Part 1

Paige Moody, Arbor Enterprises & Lee Ivy, NC State University

ceu__lc_greenceu_la_orangeceu_nalp_redHomeowner’s Dream vs. Reality – Part 2

Paige Moody, Arbor Enterprises & Lee Ivy, NC State University

When a homeowner presents their dream to you and you accept the challenge, how do you pull it off? There are often issues related to design, installation and maintenance. Solving the challenges takes knowledge, ingenuity, negotiation and prowess. Paige and Lee will present case studies and tips to ensure you come out profitable, without losing your creativity or your mind.


 

 

 

CEU Key
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Look for these icons in the education session descriptions to ensure you can earn continuing education credits toward your state or national accreditations. Some CEUs may be pending approval.


LC Landscape Contractor License (NC) - Technical CEU


LCB Landscape Contractor License (NC) – Business CEU


LA Landscape Architect License (NC)


IC Irrigation Contractor License (NC) – Technical Irrigation CEU


ICB Irrigation Contractor License (NC) – Business CEU


ISA International Society of Arboriculture - Certified Arborist


PA Pesticide Applicator License (NC)


NALP National Association of Landscape Professionals – Landscape Industry Certified