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Colorado delegation forming for Legislative Day on the Hill 2019 Email
Written by ALCC   
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 05:00 AM

Colorado delegation forming for  Legislative Day on the Hill 2019 ALCC will lead Colorado green industry professionals in Washington, DC this summer to participate in NALP’s Legislative Days on the Hill. The program has been expanded for 2019, with an additional day of education sessions focused on industry advocacy.

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Opportunities to show landscaping skills--and get paid--at Garden & Home Show Email
Written by Colorado Garden Foundation   
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 04:00 AM

Opportunities to show landscaping skills--and get paid--at Garden & Home ShowFebruary 2020 may seem like a far-off date, but the deadline is approaching to participate in the 2020 Colorado Garden & Home Show as a feature gardener. Participants must apply to design and install a feature garden, which comes with benefits beyond exposure to more than 50,000 show attendees.  

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Colorado is well-represented in Lawn & Landscape's Top 100 Email
Written by Lyn Dean   
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 03:00 AM

Top 100Nine Colorado companies earned placement on the Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list for 2019, including three ALCC members companies that debuted this year. The list includes companies based in Colorado as well as those based elsewhere with operations in Colorado.

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Arvada West hort program is taking off Email
Written by Becky Garber-Godi   
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 02:00 AM

Rachel Miller, Arvada West“Every day kids come into class excited to see how their seeds are growing!” says Arvada West (A-West) High School teacher Rachel Miller. She was recruited to launch the first Ag-Ed program at the school, under which ALCC Landscape Career Pathways resides. This is her third year at A-West as the Ag-Ed teacher, but only the first year there’s been space in her classroom to grow plants. Her classroom the previous two years was the computer lab. 

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Video: how to properly prune fernbush Email
Written by Ross Shrigley, Plant Select   
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 01:00 AM

YouTube video by Ross Shrigley

Plant Select® Executive Director Ross Shrigley presents a brief tutorial for trimming fernbush (Chameabatiaria millefolium) in the landscape. 

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