Plant Healtcare Day: October 2, 2018





Whether you are a business owner, or employee, this will be a can’t miss event for anyone
who uses plant materials in their work. This clinic will focus on live demonstrations of proper
planting techniques, how to assess optimum soil conditions, and how to determine what to
do when elements, such as pests and diseases, begin to take their toll on your plant
material. Attendees will have access to a wide range of plant material including trees,
shrubs and perenialls - gauranteeing we cover all the bases.
Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
440-717-0002
Toll Free: 800-335-6521
RENEW MEMBERSHIP
SAFETY
SCHOLARSHIPS
AGENDA (OCTOBER 2, 2018)
9:00am - 9:30am Registration/Breakfast
9:30am - 11:45am Intro Presentation
11:45am - 12:30pm Lunch (included)
12:30am - 5:00pm Field Demonstrations
Quick Information
Sponsors
COST
Members:
Before  09/18/18 - $79
After 09/18/18 - $109
Non Member:
Before  09/18/18 - $109
After 09/18/18 - $139
Register by September 18, 2018 for early bird rates.
Registration closes September 25, 2018. Register online, via email, or
call the OLA at 1-800-335-6521
LOCATION
Holden Arboretum
9550 Sperry Rd,
Kirtland, OH 44094
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
6.25
OLA Members - You will be asked to sign-in with your username and
password to receive the discounted member price on your
registration. If you need password assistance, contact the OLA at
1-800-335-6521 or via email at
password@ohiolandscapers.org.  

Please note: Password assistance is available during normal OLA
business office hours: Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00pm.
GUEST PRESENTERS
Chad Clink / Bartlett Tree Experts
Chad is a Board Certified Master Arborist with a Master’s degree in Natural Resource
Management. He is also a Municipal Specialist and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified with
the International Society of Arboriculture and a Licensed Commercial Applicator with
the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Chad will be demonstrating proper planting and
mulching techniques.

Mike Breth / Indepenent Tree Care
Mike is a Plant Health Care Manager with Independent Tree, a company which
provides professional/reliable tree care services throughout Northeast Ohio. Mike is an
ISA Certified Arborist, a Certified Pesticide Applicator, a Certified Horticulturist and ISA
Tree Risk Assessment Qualified. With a B.S in chemistry, he eventually made the
transition into Plant Health Care gearing his approach to more responsible and
sustainable solutions.

James Funai, LIC / Cuyahoga Community College
Jim is full-time faculty at Cuyahoga Community College, a NALP accredited associate
of applied science in horticulture degree program. He is pursuing a PhD in Landscape
Engineering and Forestry and is a Licensed Arborist. He will be discussing soil as an
abiotic stress and demonstarting hands-on  “in the field” tests to better understand soil’
s physical properties.

Marie McConnell / Lake County Nursery
A sales representative with Lake County Nursery - owned by her family - Marie has
grown up in the industry. She has an Associate’s Degree from The Ohio State ATI in
Applied Sciences and will be demonstrating how to determine the diffence between
pest born and environmental born disease, and discussing how to treat the two.
REGISTRATION & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Online registration for this course is now closed
(9/12/18).
Class is full.