Customer Appreciation Day & Open House
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
We hope you can join us for our Customer Appreciation Day & Open House on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. This event is open to ALL landscape professionals, whether you are our customer or not. We want to help you GROW your landscape
Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 7th if you will be able to attend so we will have enough materials and BBQ for everyone.
|8:00 am - Gate Opens
Join us for coffee & snacks, meet the Flintwood Farms staff and other landscapers
|9:00 am - Program Begins
• Spring Product Lineup
• Pollinator Update
|12:00 pm - BBQ & Raffle
Workshops & Speakers
2018 Spring Plant Lineup - Jenni Hernandez
- Color in the Landscape
- New Introductions for 2018
- Design Strategy for Landscape Beds and Containers
Pollinator Update - Bethany Harris, UGA
- Pollinators and predatory insects and how they fit into the landscape
- Pesticide Considerations, labeling, and conservation strategies
- Forage Principles and Key Plants
- Habitats, Overwintering, Nesting Structure
- 1 CEU Pesticide Category 24 Credit (GA Department of Agriculture)
SBDC Opporunities - Cheryl Greenerl, Small Business Development Center
- New Classes Available for Business Professionals
- Other Opportunities at SBDC
Greg Huber, UGA Center for Urban Agriculture
We are happy to have Greg Huber back as MC. Bring your questions!
Kim Jackson, UGA Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent and Coordinator, Fayette Co.
Mason Tractor (Tim Chupp)
With an extensive background in lawn maintenance and landscaping, Tim brings his expertise and understanding of the industry to Mason Tractor Company. He works tirelessly to help find equipment solutions to reduce labor input and time costs for the landscape professional.
Mason Tractor Company has offered top lines of tractor and mowing equipment since 1940 with locations in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Norcross and McDonough. Started over 75 years ago by the current owner Bill Mason Jr.’s grandfather, they have sell the complete Kubota line and have grown to become Kubota’s 10th largest dealer by volume and Kubota’s largest construction dealer in the world.
For more information, visit www.masontractor.com
Throughout the day, we will be giving prizes away. A sampling of the prizes is listed below.
New Stihl MM55 Yard Boss Tiller
SunGro MetroMix 830 - 5 bags ($60 value) - This is the best soil we have found for amending beds for optimal seasonal color performance.
Florikan 14-5-14 6M Seasonal Color Mix - 2 bags ($108 value) - This is the best fertilizer we have found for seasonal color beds.
Homemade Sweets for the Sweet Tooth - Mmmmmmm....
A homemade BBQ lunch is complementary for event attendees
Smoked Pork BBQ
Chips & Coleslaw
Old Fashioned Dessert
This event will be held at Flintwood Farms in Fayetteville, GA, approximately 30 minutes south of Atlanta.
From I-75 southbound, take exit #235 Tara Blvd (US-41), continue on Tara Blvd for 4.9 mi, turn right on Fayetteville Rd (GA-54), continue on Fayetteville Rd for 5.5 mi, turn left on McDonough Rd, continue on McDonough Rd for 1.9 mi. Turn left into Flintwood Farms.
From I-75 northbound, take exit #218 GA-20, turn left on GA-20, continue on GA-20 for 9.2 mi, turn left on Tara Blvd (US-41), continue on US-41 for 5.5 mi, turn left on McDonough Rd, continue 4 mi. Turn right into Flintwood Farms.
From I-85 northbound, take exit #47 Newnan/Peachtree City (GA-34), turn right on GA-34, continue on GA-34 for 7.9 mi, GA-34 becomes GA-54 - continue on GA-54 for 13.3 mi, turn right on McDonough Rd, continue on McDonough Rd for 1.9 mi. Turn left into Flintwood Farms.
We hope you will be able to join us for this event. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at (770) 461-4643 or sales@Flintwood.net.