Finished Plant Conference to Debut in October
In October, AmericanHort will debut its first-ever Finished Plant Conference, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
During the three-day conference (Oct. 11-13), attendees will learn best practices in the world of finished plants during the education sessions and network with suppliers at the trade show. There also will be a Greenhouse Tour and the Perennial Workshop.
The 25+ educational sessions will focus on specific production practices and crops that have the highest potential to impact profit margin. Topics to be covered include quality control, space efficiency, labor reduction strategies, scheduling, PGRs, overwintering and more.
During the trade show, key vendors will be exhibiting and sharing their expertise at the conference. Attendees will walk the trade show looking to discover new suppliers, strategies and opportunities to help grow their businesses.
There also will be a Greenhouse Tour that will visit several world-class locations including Walters Gardens, Spring Meadow Nursery, Henry Mast Greenhouse and Garden Crossings.
Walters Gardens also will be hosting the Finished Plant Conference Perennial Workshop. This workshop is ideal for both beginner to intermediate perennial growers and will cover weed control, perennial PGRs and application methods, handling of bare-root material and more.
For more information, visit AmericanHort.org/FinishedPlant.
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