Upcoming Member Meeting
March Weather Outlook
Pre Emergent Control
March Member Meeting
Tuesday, March 14th
Premier Plant Solutions
6981 Scioto-Darby Road
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
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The Official Newsletter of the CLA
Columbus Turf Nursery
Landscape Design Solutions
Ellen Gallucci Purcell
Riepenhoff Landscape, Ltd.
Wolf Creek Irrigation
Green Velvet Sod Farms
Shearer Patio & Landscape Svcs.
In this edition
Premier Plant Solutions is the culmination of the merging of Quality Plant Productions, Inc. and Willoway Nurseries Wholesale Distribution Centers. Our Avon, Broadview Heights, and Hilliard locations are now one entity to better serve the landscape community.
The hard working staff of Premier Plant Solutions has been busy developing and implementing Best Management Practices to better serve you, our customer. Our goal is to work together with you to enhance our partnership and build trust so we earn the right to be your number one plant supplier.
Premier Plant Solutions focuses on exploring ways to reduce the time and money you spend sourcing quality plant material. This will allow you to devote more time to do what you do best: install great landscapes! Some of the services we have improved include quicker loading times for pickups, expanding pre-pulled orders, increased delivery capacity, and the ability to source all of your plant needs with our new "Plant Locator" service. The same knowledgeable staff you have known over the years is excited about the upcoming season.
MARCH weather outlook
Rhizomatous Tall Fescue (RTF) Sod
Self Repairing Turf Technology
Strong Deep Root System
Excellent Insect & Disease Resistance
Grows Great in Sun or Shade
14337 US 23
Ashville, OH 43103
Premium Bluegrass Blend Sod
Superior Heat & Drought Performance
Higher Wear Tolerance
Resistant to Summer Diseases
According to NOAA's one month outlook for March, expect near normal temperatures and precipitation. NOAA records indicate that average temperatures are expected to be near 51 degrees and precipitation of approximately 11"
Recent weather has some plants blooming that typically serve as indicators for applying pre emergent herbicides. It's only February...so what do you do? Watch the video below from our allied association, the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation featuring Dr. David Gardner, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University
Contact the CLA
Columbus Landscape Association
P.O. Box 963
Columbus, Ohio 43216
On the web: www.columbuslandscape.org
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CLA Member Meeting
January 10, 2017
Old Bag of Nails - Hilliard
Review of minutes from the November member meeting at the Propel Solutions office.
M/S/C: Motion to accept minutes. Motion was seconded. Motion carried unopposed.
Ellen reported that dues invoices have been sent and continue to be returned. Renewals are also available online.
Home & Garden Show:
Discount tickets are being made available for members to give to their customers. Tickets will be made available online. Check your email for more information.
Outdoor Living & Landscaping Tour:
Commitment forms were included in the last NewScapes Express. We are looking for these to be completed and returned by event participants.
Andrew Muntz of Green Velvet Sod Farms was confirmed for a 3-year term.
Jacob Basnett of Landscape Design Solutions was confirmed for a 3-year term.
Fred Blyth was confirmed as Secretary.
Ellen Gallucci Purcell was confirmed as Treasurer.
Still seeking two more board members.
Fred motioned to approve the new dues structure as proposed by the board. 2nd by Mike. Motion carried unopposed.
Changes to dues include:
Additional member from the same company is now $25
Student members are now free
No old business
No new business