Tuesday, August 23, 2011

September 2011 Contractors Training Day

Contractors Training Day
Sept. 13th
Become a Certified Installer of
Firestone PondGard Liner
(Sign up required)
~~~After Lunch~~~
Visit one or more workstations
 Maximize your knowledge and see ways you can
Increase your bottom line.
Firestone PondGard Installation Training
Hosted by Fourth Generation Nursery
(9:00 AM- 12:00 PM)
The PondGard Installation Training combines classroom demonstrations, discussion, hands-on and video training followed by a question and answer opportunity with the Firestone Staff.  This seminar is designed for individuals interested in residential and light commercial lining projects, including backyard decorative ponds, retention ponds, waterfall features and the associated project nuances involved with these types of applications.

There is a brief written test following the training and those completing it successfully will receive certification from Firestone.

Pre -Registration is required for the Certification part of the day and the cost of $25 is non refundable.  Seating is limited so sign up early.

Family” style cook out from noon—1 pm
Be sure to bring your appetite!!!

After lunch visit one or more workstations.
Spend time exploring the many different plants we have available for use
in the pond and in the surrounding landscape.

Station 1: Winterize a pond with emphasis on plants.
Planning on winterizing your customers’ ponds? Do you know how to properly handle the hardy plants to have them come back in the spring? Do Lotus survive the winter? And what about any tropical plants?

Station 2: Selecting plants to enhance your pond design.
Give your customers that wow factor. Keep them coming to you year after year. Which plants do well in under various conditions? When to use specimen plants and tropicals?

Station 3: Easy to use options for your waterfall and pond free displays.
Jim Daulerio from Splash Marketing will share information on a variety of products from Easy Pro that will enhance the look and ease of installation of your water features

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