Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Educational Conference and Trade Show. January 8-10, 2001. The Lexington Center, Lexington, KY. Contact: Betsie Taylor Exec Dir of KNLA, 350 Village Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601 502.848.0055 or 800.735.9791, Fax 502.848.0032 e-mail homepage for Kentucky Certified Nurseryman exam information go to

KSHS/KVGA - Fruit and Vegetable Winter Conference and Trade Show. January 8 & 9, 2001. Holiday Inn North, Lexington, KY. Contact: John Strang, 859.257.5685, Fax 859.257.2859, E-mail:

INLA P.L.A.N.T.S. 2001: Professional Landscape And Nursery Trade Show. January 11-12, 2001. Indiana Convention Center and RCA Dome, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Paula L. Williams, Exec. Dir. INLA, 800.443.7336, 317.573.2848, Fax 317.573.2994; e-mail; url

Garden Gurus III: Richard Dube; stone in the landscape and Bill Thomas; vines in the landscape. Saturday, January 13, 2001, 1300-1800. Cherry Civic Center, Paducah, KY. Contact: Kathy Keeney, 270.554.9520, or Carolyn Roof, 270.554.4466,

The Tennessee Nursery & Landscape Association Trade Show and Conference. January 13-16, 2001. Hamilton County Convention Center, Chattanooga, TN. Contact: TNLA, 931.473.3951, Fax 931.473.5883,

Mid-AM Trade Show. January 17-19, 2001. Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. Contact: Rand Baldwin, 847.526.2010, Fax 847.526.3993, e-mail , homepage

Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show "CENTS". January 22-24, 2001. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Bill Stalter, ONLA, 800.825.5062, Fax 800.860.1713, e-mail homepage

3rd Annual Gulf States Horticultural Expo. January 25-27, 2001. The Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile, Alabama. Contact: email, or voicemail 333.502.7777.

Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Convention. January 27-January 31, 2001. Fort Worth, TX. Contact: Paul Smeal, 1107 Kentwood Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5656, 540.552.4085, Fax: 540.953.0805, E-mail: web site

Northern Kentucky Alternative/Supplemental Crops School. January 30, 2001, 0900 to 1630. Boone County Extension Office, Burlington, KY (Hwys 18 & 237). Contact: Mike Klahr, 859-586-6101,

Central Kentucky Ornamental and Turf Association Winter Conference and Trade Show. February 1, 2001. Fayette County Extension Office, Lexington, KY. Contact: Richard Weber, 859.224.1417

International Trade Fair For Plants (IPM). February 1-4, 2001. Essen, Germany. Contact: U.S. Office, Essen Trade Shows, 212.974.8457, Fax 212.262.5085, web site,

American Hemerocallis Soc. Region 10 Mid-Winter Symposium. February 2-4, 2001. Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Chattanooga, TN. Contact; Lee Pickles, 423.842.4630, e-mail web site:

A. J. Powell's 24rd Turf and Landscape Management Short Course. February 5-9, 2001. Executive Inn East, Louisville, KY. Contact: Donna L. Michael, 502.425.4482,

New England Grows 2001. February 8-10,2001. Hynes Convention Center Boston, Massachusetts. Contact: 508.653.3009, Fax 508.653.4112, e-mail: web site

West Kentucky Chapter of KNLA. February 15, 2001. Marshall County, KY. Contact: Dusty Kornbacher, Gateway Garden Center, 960 Hwy 68 East, Benton, KY 52025-7016, phone: 270.527.1884,e-mail, Or Amy Fulcher, WKY KNLA Educational Coordinator, , 270.821.3650.

Nursery Landscape and Grounds Maintenance. February 15, 2001. Covington Convention Center, Covington, KY. Contact: Bob Warnock, 513.825.6000 x 13

Best Management Practices Workshop II, for Garden Center Operators, Landscape Contractors, and Ornamental Plant Growers. February 20, 2001. UK Res. & Educ. Center, Princeton, KY. Contact: Amy Fulcher, 270.821.3650, or Win Dunwell 270.365.7541 x 209,

Food, Flowers and Fun: Rick Darke and other notable speakers. February 24, 2001. Fayette County Extension Office, Lexington, KY. Contact: Candace Harker, 859.257.5582,

Pot-in-Pot Nursery Production Workshop. February 28, 20001. Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive Elizabethtown. Contact: Dr. Robert "Bob" McNiel, 859.257.8903, Fax 859.257.2859,

Associated Landscape Contractor's of America (ALCA) Student Career Days, March 7-11, Ft. Collins, CO. Contact: Joan Haller joanhaller@alca.org or

Trees in Our Landscapes: Learning To Get It Right The First Time. March 17, 2001, Paducah, KY. Contact: Kathy Keeney, 270.554.9520,

ER IPPS Plant Micropropagation Area Meeting. March 21, 2001. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Contact: Dr. Mark Bridgen, 860.486.1945, e-mail

Trees in Our Landscapes: Learning To Get It Right The First Time. March 31, 2001, Ashland, KY. Contact: Lori Bowling, 606.739.5184,

Earth Day. April 22, 2001. Website:

Botanica presents Gardens of England by John Wachter. April 30, 2001, 1930. Commonwealth Bank, 286 North Hubbards Lane, Louisville, KY. Contact Mary Anne Thornton 502.896.4251, e-mail

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference 11th Annual. June 7-9, 2001. Millersville University, Lancaster County, PA. Contact: Office of Extended Programs, Millersville University, phone 717.872.3030, fax 717.871.2022, ,

2001 Kentucky Herb Festival "Back to the Simple Life". June 9, 2001. Lakeview Park, Frankfort, KY Contact: Bonnie Williams, 502.223.3743,

West Kentucky Chapter of the KNLA meeting. June 14, 2001. Lakeview Shelter, Ken Lake State Resort Park, Auarora, KY. Contact: Rob Stanfa, Rolling Hills Nursery, 270.753.1725.

American Horticultural Society. 2001 Great American Gardeners Annual Conference. June 14-16, 2001. Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Mary Ann Patterson, 703-768-5700, x 121,

Kentucky Certified Nurseryman Exam (application/registration due June 1, 2001). June 19, 2001. E.S. Goodbarn/Gluck Equine Center, Lexington, KY. Contact: Betsie Taylor, 502.848.0055, fax 502.848.0032, e-mail or Bob McNiel, 859.257.8903, e-mail rmcniel@ca.uky.edy for information go to

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. June 20, 2001. D & J Equipment, Inc, 9812 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY. Contact: John Day 502.231.0822 or Richard Wolford, 502.245.6097.

Sports Turf Workshop. June 21, 2001, 0900-1600. Wildcat Den, Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington, KY. Contact: Susan 859.257.5836, Fax 859.323.1952, e-mail

Southeast Greenhouse Conference. June 20-23, 2001. Palmetto Expo Center, Greenville, SC. Contact: Southeast Greenhouse Conf., 877.927.2755, Fax 706.883.8215, e-mail , url

2001 Conference of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. June 26-28, 2001. Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, KY. Contact: APLD, 630.579.3268, fax 630.369.2488, e-mail; , url;

Plant Health Care Workshops. June 27, 28, 29, 2001. Locations TBA, same program different site each day. Contact; Dino Kent, KAA, 215 Forest Park Road, Lexington, KY 40503, 859.277.9633, e-mail

American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta Annual Conference: Pioneering the Connection Between People and Plants. July 11-14, 2001. Denver Botanic Garden, Denver, CO. Contact: AABGA, 351 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348; ph. 610.925.2500; Fax, 610.925.2700; url,

UK Turfgrass Field Day. July 12, 2001, 0900-1200+. Turf Research Center, Spindletop Farm, Lexington, KY. Contact: Susan 859.257.5836, Fax 859.323.1952, e-mail

American Horticultural Society. 2001 Youth Garden Symposium, "Children's Gardens: Beyond the Boundaries." July 12-15, 2001. Michigan 4-H Children's Garden, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Contact: Mary Ann Patterson, 703.768,5700 x 121, e-mail , homepage

American Nursery and Landscape Association Annual Meeting. July 12-15, 2001. Cleveland, OH. Contact: Jody K. Olympia or Kellee C. Magee 202.789.2900

Tree Assessment Workshop. July 13, 2001. Location TBA. Contact: Contact; Dino Kent, KAA, 215 Forest Park Road, Lexington, KY 40503 859.277.9633

Ohio Florists' Association Short Course and Trade Show. July 14-18, 2001. Greater Columbus Convention Center. Contact: OFA, 614.487.1117, e-mail ofa@ofa.orghomepage

UKCA Robinson Station Field Day. July 19, 2001. Quicksand, KY. Contact: Terry Jones, 606.666.2438 or e-mail

American Hemerocallis Society National Convention. July 19-21, 2001. Newton, Massachusetts. Contact: Richard & Joan Blagbrough, 781.934.6691, e-mail

International Lawn, Garden, and Power Equipment Expo 2001. July 20-22, 2001. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY. Contact: Sellers Expositions, Produced by Sellers Expositions, 222 Pearl Street, Suite 300New Albany, IN 47150 USA, 800.558.8767, 812.949.9200, Fax: 812.949.9600, url

Hopkins County Master Gardener Association Garden Clinic and Lecture: "Birds, Butterflies, and Black-eyed Susans" by UK's Dr. Tom Barnes. July 21, 2001. Hopkins County Extension Service, 75 Cornwall Drive, Madisonville. Contact: Amy Fulcher, 270.821.3650, e-mail

American Society for Horticulture Science. July 22-25, 2001. Sacramento, CA. Contact: ASHS, 703.836.4606, Fax:: 703.836.2024, e-mail: homepage

SNA 2001 - Southern Nursery Association Researcher's Conference and Trade Show. August 2-5, 2001. Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA. Contact: SNA 770.953.3311; Fax 770.953.4411; SNA Infoline, 770.953.4636; e-mail: , homepage

Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association Summer Meeting. August 8-9, 2001. Indianapolis, IN. Contact: INLA Exec. Dir., Paula L. Williams, 233 McCrea Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46225, 800.443.7336, Fax 317.955.3163 E-mail

Wild Ones Natural Landscapers Annual Meeting. August 10-12, 2001. Shelbyville Holiday Inn Express, Shelbyville, KY. Contact: Portia Brown, 502.454.4007, e-mail , url

ALCA's Design/Build Symposium. August 17-19, 2001. Atlanta, GA. Contact: ALCA, 150 Elden Street, Suite 270, Herndon, VA 20170 , Ph,: 800.395.2522 or 703.736.9666

Joint meeting of American Phytopathological Society, Mycological Society of America, and Society of Nematologists. August 25-29, 2001. Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Contact: APS/MSA/SON, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, MN 55121-2097, ph. 651.454.7250, Fax 651.454.0766, e-mail , url

Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers National Conference and Trade Show: Flower Power. September 5-8, 2001. Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, CA. Contact: ASCFG MPO Box 268, Oberlin, OH, 44074, e-mail , phone 440.774.2887, fax 440.774.2435, url or Lisa and Terri at Barnes Management, 319.338.2036, e-mail:

KNLA SUMMER OUTING at BERNHEIM. September 6, 2001. Bernheim Arboretum, Clermont, KY. Contact: Betsie Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir. 502.848.0055, Fax 502.848.0032, e-mail: web site

The Second International Pawpaw Conference. September 21-22, 2001. Frankfort, KY. Contact: Kirk Pomper, KSU, 129 Atwood Research Facility, Frankfort, KY 40601, ph. 502.597.5942; Fax 502.597.6381; e-mail,; url,

American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting. September 22-24, 2001. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA. Contact: ASLA 202.898.2444 Fax 202.898.1185,

New Ornamental Crops Research Symposium. September 27 & 28, 2001. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.Contact: Ed Lyon, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022; e-mail,; url,

2001: A Plant Odyssey Symposium Celebrating the JC Raulston Arboretum's 25th Anniversary. September 28-29, 2001. Contact: J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 919.515.3132 or Chris Glenn, Programs & Education Coordinator, 919.515.5361,

Eastern Region International Plant Propagators' Society Annual Meeting. September 30-October 3, 2001. Lexington, KY. Contact: Margot Bridgen, 26 Woodland Road, Storrs, CT 06268, 860.429.6818, E-mail:

American Conifer Society Southeastern Region Meeting. October 5-6, 2001. Best Western Inn and Baker Arboretum, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Contact: Jordan Jack, 828.683.4518, Fax 828.683.4557,

Southern Plant Conference. October 11-13, 2001. Athens, GA. Contact Southern Nursery Association (SNA) 770.953.3311; Fax 770.953.4411; SNA Infoline, 770.953.4636; e-mail Address: , homepage

Middle Tennessee Nursery Association Horticultural Trade Show. October 12-13, 2001. McMinnville Civic Center, McMinnville, TN. Contact: Ann Halcomb, 931.668.7322 fax: 931.668.9601; e-mail: , homepage: or

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. October 17, 2001. Bluegrass Farm and Lawn, 901 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, KY. Contact: Darrell Bond, 502.633.1557, 1.800.927.0786.

Southern Region International Plant Propagators' Society. October 18-21, 2001. Houston, TX. Contact: David Morgan,332 Warbler Drive, Bedford, TX 76021; ph. 817.577.9272; e-mail,

Sixth Annual Student Society of Arboriculture Conference. October 18-21, 2001. Clemson, SC. Contact: Tim Walsh, 715.346.4211, Fax; 715.346.3624, e-mail; , Url; or

Governor's Conference on the Environment. October 30-31, 2001. Embassy Suites, Lexington, KY. Contact: Boyce Wells; 502.564.2150; e-mail,; url,

West Kentucky KNLA Chapter Education Program: Small Engine Repair. November 1, 2001. James Sanders Nursery, Inc. 4123 Schneidman Road, Paducah, KY. Contact:Contact: Dusty Kornbacher, Gateway Garden Center, 960 Hwy 68 East, Benton, KY 52025-7016, 270.527.1884, e-mail, or Amy Fulcher, WKY KNLA Educational Coordinator, , 270.821.3650

Kentucky Turfgrass Conference. November 6-8, 2001. Bowling Green, Kentucky. Contact: David Williams (859)623-6130, e-mail

America Recycles Day. November 15, 2001. National. Contact: Kim Henken, 233 Scovell Hall, Lexington, KY 40546-0064; 859.257.7775: Fax 859.257.4352; e-mail

Kentucky 2001 Urban & Community Forestry Conference. November 16-17, 2001. Erlanger, KY. Contact; Dino Kent, KAA, 215 Forest Park Road, Lexington, KY 40503 859.277.9633

The Great Southern Tree Conference. November 30-December 1, 2001. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Contact: Heather Nedley, FNGA, 800.375.3642 or

Native Plant Propagation and Restoration Strategies. December 12-13, 2001. Eugene, OR. Contact: Kai; 503.226.4562; e-mail, ; url