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Friday, April 29, 2011
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fabulous lawns and landscapes without chemicals:Transitioning to cost-effective, organic landscape management

Fabulous lawns and landscapes without chemicals: Transitioning to cost-effective, organic landscape managementPresented by Cleveland Botanical Garden and Beyond Pesticides OhioFriday, April 298:00 am ? 12:00 pm Fee: $25/member; $35/nonmemberBeautiful and healthy lawns, landscapes, playing fields and public spaces do not need to rely on toxic pesticides and herbicides.Address issues of adopting safe and affordable natural turf care, organic turf methods for homes and public spaces, integrated pest management, and the broader implications of pesticide reduction to human and ecosystem health.Presenters include:Barry Zucker, Executive Director, Beyond Pesticides Ohio Chip Osborne, CEO of Osborne Organics and nationally known horticulturist and trainerAlec McClennan, President, Good Nature Organic Lawn CareAndrew Pratt, Grounds Manager, Cleveland Botanical Garden Cynthia Druckenbrod, Director of Horticulture, Cleveland Botanical Garden3.5 Professional development continuing education hours available through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education SystemTM. http://www.cbgarden.org/Programs/Registration.aspx or call 216-721-1600 Fabulous lawns and landscapes without chemicals: Transitioning to cost-effective, organic landscape managementPresented by Cleveland Botanical Garden and Beyond Pesticides OhioFriday, April 298:00 am ? 12:00 pm Fee: $25/member; $35/nonmemberBeautiful and healthy lawns, landscapes, playing fields and public spaces do not need to rely on toxic pesticides and herbicides.Address issues of adopting safe and affordable natural turf care, organic turf methods for homes and public spaces, integrated pest management, and the broader implications of pesticide reduction to human and ecosystem health.Presenters include:Barry Zucker, Executive Director, Beyond Pesticides Ohio Chip Osborne, CEO of Osborne Organics and nationally known horticulturist and trainerAlec McClennan, President, Good Nature Organic Lawn CareAndrew Pratt, Grounds Manager, Cleveland Botanical Garden Cynthia Druckenbrod, Director of Horticulture, Cleveland Botanical Garden3.5 Professional development continuing education hours available through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education SystemTM. http://www.cbgarden.org/Programs/Registration.aspx or call 216-721-1600

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