Landscaping education credits available at 2019 PPA Symposium

Landscaping education credits available at 2019 PPA Symposium

As many as 15 credits are available to professional landscape designers at this year's event.

The Perennial Plant Association’s (PPA) upcoming National Symposium will be offering education credits during this summer’s event. PPA is an approved provider through the Association of Professional Landscape Designers for continuing education credits and through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for professional development hours.

The event will take place July 28 – Aug. 2, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Professional landscape designers can earn a total of 15 CEUs by attending sessions on July 29 and 30, and  Aug. 1. Landscape architects are invited to attend to earn a total of 5 PDHs during sessions on July 31 and Aug. 1.

Some of the topics covered will be:

  • Going Native: A Balanced Perspective
  • Perennials & Bulbs for Pollinators
  • Success with Sedges
  • Living Walls
  • Growing for Large Jobs

The highlight of the education credits offered, will be keynote speaker, Piet Oudolf, who will present on July 30 during two sessions. Hear his personal story of becoming the leading figure of the new perennial movement during “Hummelo to Belle Isle: A Life in Gardens.” Then, Oudolf will appear on a panel with other industry members as they discuss the future of this popular movement during “Riding the New Dutch Wave.”

To view the full list of details on courses, speakers and credit information, click here.