The Art of Palm Trees

by M. L. Robinson | On Demand

CEUs/PDHs: (* CEU's Pending) Credits: LACES 1,ISA 1,APLD 1,PGMS 1,NALP 1


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Webinar Description:
This seminar centers around choosing the right palms for the desert Southwest landscapes. Recognizing that there is a large selection of palms besides the few species that are overused in the landscapes. It also addresses how unique palms can be in the landscape by comparing correct and incorrect usage of palms.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learning how to recognize the best palms to use in all urban landscape for your climate.
2. Why Palm should be used in the desert Southwest landscapes.
3. If the correct palms are chosen, planted correctly and mulch with organic mulch they also can be water efficient.


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M. L. Robinson

M. L. Robinson has had a 30+ year career in Environmental Horticulture and related fields as an Associate Professor/ Specialist for the University of Nevada and the University of Florida. Areas of expertise include water conservation, natural resources, palms, desert plants (cactus, succulents) and Mojave natives), herpetology, hemp, arboriculture, and integrated pest management. He has worked in grant procurement and applied research. He has extensive experience developing educational programs for the community and horticultural industry, including seminars, cable television, video, educational publications, journal articles, posters, national and international presentations, and promotional brochures. He has served on the board of directors of many national committees and has been part of the formation and development of several regional and national professional organizations.  

Programs: Research in areas of hemp, wine grapes and hops. Desert Bio-scape (sustainable horticulture), Desert Green (a two-day annual conference and mini trade show), Environmentally Friendly Pest Control, Integrated Pest Management and Training, Correctional Horticultural Training, Palms and Cacti, The Nevada Naturalist Program and Basic Skills for Commercial Horticulture Maintenance.