Advanced Workshops

NOFA Organic Land Care Program hosts between two and four Advanced Workshops each year for Accredited Professionals to earn Continuing Education Credits and reconnect with one another.

AOLCP Spring Workshop 

Peonies at Cricket Hill Garden

Tuesday, May 27th 4pm-6pm
670 Walnut Hill Road, Thomaston, CT 06787

Take a tour around Cricket Hill Garden in Thomaston, CT and learn about the many varieties of peonies from Dan Furman, AOLCP! We'll discuss peony culture and care, selecting the right peonies for the right location, and peony propagation. Dan and his family have started to grow fruit trees as well, so we will also view additional plants available at the nursery.  Support CT Grown nursery plants and AOLCP-owned businesses!

AOLCPs who attend will earn 1 CEU

Registration is $20 for AOLCPs & CT NOFA members, $30 for the public.

Click HERE to register or call our office at (203)308-2584








Advanced Workshop I:
Practical Orchard Health with Michael Phillips

June 2013
Click here for a full report on the Orchard Health workshop



For information about our 2012 Advanced Workshops, check out these blog posts:

Growing Fruit in a Healthy Orchard EcoSystem with Michael Phillips on March 9, in Meriden, CT

It's All About the Water: Managing Stormwater with Rain Gardens, Permeable Surfaces and Tree Boxes on September 27 at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT

The Compost Tea Advanced Workshop on August 9 at Rye Country Day School in Rye, NY taught by Michael Almstead from Almstead Tree and Shrub

Business Essentials: Pricing and Marketing your Landscaping Services for Success 
Taught by Anne DiFranceso and Frank Crandall in Middletown, CT