Calendar of Events
Emerald Necklace Conservancy “Party in the Park,” Justine Mee Liff Fund Luncheon in the Kelleher Rose Garden, www.emeraldnecklace.org/partyinthepark
6th Annual Herb & Garden Day, NH Audubon, Concord, 9 am-5 pm, www.nhaudubon.org
22nd Fields of Lupine Festival, Franconia and surrounding towns, NH: Gorgeous purple and pink lupines in bloom.Information, call 603-823-5661, www.facebook.com/pages/Fields-of-Lupine-Festival
June 11-August 28
Landscape Plant Materials Summer Course, Details.
June 16, 23, 30
Herbaceous Native Plants for Professionals, three-session class to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA, 10 am-1:30 pm, www.ecolandscaping.org
NHLA / UNHCE Twililght Meeting, Pollinator Appreciation Day, UNH Agricultural Experiment Station – Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, 5:30-7:30 pm. Join NHLA and UNH Cooperative Extension for our first Twilight Meeting of the season, where you will learn who the pollinators are and how to support them with food sources and nesting habitat. Who should attend? Twilight Meetings are for growers, farmers, and landscapers. Topics include Native Bee Diversity and Nesting Habitats, Bee Gardens, Wildflower Meadows, Protecting Bees from Pesticides, and NRCS Pollinator Programs for NH Farms.
No pre-registration is required and there is no cost to attend. For more information on the Twilight meeting, please contact the Cooperative Extension, Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org, 603-862-3200. An open house for the general public will be held the same day from 1-3 p.m. For information on this, please contact the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, Lori.email@example.com, 603-862-1452.
Tour of the Green Alley at Boston Architectural College — Urban Solutions for the future. The “Green Alley” is the first project of the Boston Architectural College’s (BAC) Urban Sustainability Initiative highlighting its sustainable design and landscape architecture.10 am-12 pm, www.ecolandscaping.org
2015 MNLA Summer Conference & Trade Show, Topsfield, MA Fairgrounds, www.mnla.com
July 27-August 1
33rd Perennial Plant Symposium, Baltimore, MD, www.perennialplant.org/index.php/events/national-symposium
2nd Annual NHLA Golf Tournament at Candia Woods. Registration 7:30 am; Shotgun start 8:30 am. Sponsorship deadline: July 17. Golfer registration deadline: July 24. Go to the NHLA Golf Tournament website for all the details.
New Hampshire Landscape Certified Professional (NHCLP) Exam, written and plant ID portions, 1:00-5:00 pm, Millican’s Nursery in Chichester, NH. Info: www.nhlaonline.org/certification/exam.cfm