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Greenhouse and Nursery Managers to Learn About Growing and Selling Native Plants


Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and the Northwest Indiana Floriculture Association will co-sponsor an educational program for people in the nursery and greenhouse business on Thursday, January 12, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST in the banquet room at Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, 2605 Laporte Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana.

On Jan. 12 the program will begin with a pizza and salad buffet dinner, provided by Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria. After the dinner, James Potthoff, District Forester for Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area, and Chairman of the Northwest Indiana Cooperative Weed Management Area, will present information for plant sellers and nurseries about native plants for region gardens and landscapes.

The cost of dinner is $15.00 per person, payable in cash at the program. Preregistration before Jan. 10 is required. To preregister, call (219) 531-4200 ext. 4201 and leave your name and number attending, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For additional information, see the announcement at http://faculty.pnc.edu/emaynard/nwifa/NWIFAmtg_01122011.pdf or contact Purdue at the number or email above.

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