Desert Horticulture Conference May 20 in Tucson

May 20 2011 - 7:00am - 3:30pm

The 20th Annual Desert Horticulture Conference will be held at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson on May 20.  This year's theme is "Celebrating 20 Years of Horticultural Education Excellence."  


Desert Horticulture is the premier annual conference for all members of the southwest green industry to increase their knowledge of current topics. Attendees include landscape architects, designers, growers, retailers, contractors, maintenance personnel, suppliers, and educators.


Timely and research-based information relevant for designing, building, maintaining, and producing plants for urban landscapes in the arid Southwest is presented. Four concurrent sessions in 2011 include Arboriculture, Hot Topics/Green, Design, and Maintenance.


Speakers from UA Faculty and staff include Mike Crimmins, Theresa Crimmins, Glenn Wright, Bill McCloskey, Ursula Schuch, David Kopec, Cado Daily, and Carl Olson.


Early registration (which includes lunch) is $75.   

Contact name: 
Ursula Schuch
Contact email: 
ukschuch@ag.arizona.edu