KNLA Summer Outing at Springhouse Gardens / Nicholasville, KY

Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • On Thursday, September 21, 2017, we combined the Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association’s Summer Outing with our Proven Winners Landscape Roadshow

  • This all-day educational event was held at Lexington’s destination Garden Center, Springhouse Gardens, and attended by 100+ industry professionals and KNLA Members

  • After an opening welcome from KNLA President, Kim Fritz, the morning program included 'The Story of Proven Winners' by Tom Ewing; 'Proven Winners Color Choice Shrubs for the Landscape' by Jane Beggs-Joles (Spring Meadow Nursery); and 'High Impact Proven Winners Perennials' by Jeremy Windemuller (Walter's Garden Trial Manager).

  • Afternoon presentations included industry experts: Zeke Cooper (Grounds Property Manager at Harrah’s Cherokee Resort. Principal at Cooper Stewart Landscape Architecture), Richard Weber (Landscape Architect and Owner Springhouse Gardens), Cindi Sullivan (Trees Louisville), and Jack Barnwell (Barnwell Gardens & Landscape, C3 Gardens)

  • Zeke Cooper, Richard Weber, Jack Barnwell, and Jeremy Windemuller  are Proven Winners Certified Landscape Professionals

  • KNLA supporting suppliers displayed their products throughout Springhouse Gardens’ stunning restored tobacco barn known as The Barn at Springhouse

  • Attendees enjoyed strolls through Springhouse Garden’s beautiful gardens and nursery grounds

  • Pesticide, Arborists, APLD, and LA CES/ASLA CEU credits were earned by industry professionals

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