Landscape workshops

first_imgUniversity of GeorgiaWith the economy limping, many people are trying to make endsmeet by getting into the landscape business. Or they’re thinkingabout it.For them and others who haven’t been in the business long, theUniversity of Georgia offers the 2003 Business Skills andPractical Skills Workshops for Beginning Landscaping and LawnCare Professionals.The workshops will be Oct. 15-17 at the Bamboo Farm and CoastalGardens in Savannah, Ga., and Oct. 29-31 at Gwinnett TechnicalInstitute in Lawrenceville, Ga. They feature expert advice oneverything from hiring help to troubleshooting plant problems.Three daysThe three days include instruction at all levels. Days one andtwo cover business skills needed in the industry.Day three is set aside for practical skills training. Thisincludes pesticide recertification credits to people who hold acommercial or private license in Georgia or South Carolina.For a detailed schedule, visit the Web site at www.ces.uga.edu/business-skills.htm.A $100 fee (or a separate fee for each workshop) includes threedays of instruction from university faculty and industry pros,printed materials, refreshment breaks and lunch on days two andthree.Daily events begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. A detailed list offees is included on the registration form on-line.last_img

first_imgUniversity of GeorgiaWith the economy limping, many people are trying to make endsmeet by getting into the landscape business. Or they’re thinkingabout it.For them and others who haven’t been in the business long, theUniversity of Georgia offers the 2003 Business Skills andPractical Skills Workshops for Beginning Landscaping and LawnCare Professionals.The workshops will be Oct. 15-17 at the Bamboo Farm and CoastalGardens in Savannah, Ga., and Oct. 29-31 at Gwinnett TechnicalInstitute in Lawrenceville, Ga. They feature expert advice oneverything from hiring help to troubleshooting plant problems.Three daysThe three days include instruction at all levels. Days one andtwo cover business skills needed in the industry.Day three is set aside for practical skills training. Thisincludes pesticide recertification credits to people who hold acommercial or private license in Georgia or South Carolina.For a detailed schedule, visit the Web site at www.ces.uga.edu/business-skills.htm.A $100 fee (or a separate fee for each workshop) includes threedays of instruction from university faculty and industry pros,printed materials, refreshment breaks and lunch on days two andthree.Daily events begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. A detailed list offees is included on the registration form on-line.last_img

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