RetailWorks – Spring training for garden centers

KSU is presenting a workshop for garden center managers and employees on Friday, February 17.  For full details, visit http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=1030

 

Friday, February 17

8:00-8:25   Registration and coffee

8:25   Opening Comments

8:30-10:00  How Growers and Grower Retailers Can Utilize Their Websites to Increase Profitability Timothy Howard

 10:00-10:45  2011 Horticultural Odyssey: What Worked and What Didn’t Jason Griffin

10:45-11:00   Break with refreshments

11:00-12:00   Who Will Take Care of the Nursery When I’m Gone? Gregg Hadley

12:00-1:00 p.m.               Lunch

1:00-1:45 Rock Solid Perennials and Shrubs for Kansas Eric George

1:45-2:15     How to Distinguish your Independent Garden Center from the Big Box Stores Barbara Meyer

2:15-2:45  Creating Cost Effective Signage for Your Garden Center — Timothy Howard

2:45-3:00         Break with refreshments

3:00-4:00   Bug-B-Gone: Pesticides and How They Kill Insect And Mite Pests - Raymond Cloyd

                                *Qualifies for pesticide recertification:  1 hr 3A (Ornamental) & hr 3B (Turf)

4:00-4:30 p.m.                  Growing Your Business with Social MediaCheryl Boyer

 

Contact person:

Cheryl Boyer, crboyer@ksu.edu

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