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Old 11-08-2008, 11:24 PM
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Just figured I would see how many of us are on here. I've been starting to see a lot more of us. Lawnsite is a pretty cool concept in general, talking to lawn guys across the country and even the world, but I think it's even cooler talking to lcos that are only a few miles away and didn't even know it. Let's try to keep our own little sub-forum going that we we can always reach out to our local lco's.
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:16 AM
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Bill, your right. This is a great networking opportunity. Other networking opportunities,include, the many green industry associations and their trade shows representing the state, as well as education sessions offered by manufacturers, dealers and the short course program at Rutgers. It's amazing just how many green industry companies are in this state and how few know each other.

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Old 11-09-2008, 10:18 AM
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Bill, your right. This is a great networking opportunity. Other networking opportunities,include, the many green industry associations and their trade shows representing the state, as well as education sessions offered by manufacturers, dealers and the short course program at Rutgers. It's amazing just how many green industry companies are in this state and how few know each other.

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Exactly, everyone try to get in on this. Maybe say which area of Jersey your from and mention some of the trade shows, associations and such that the state provides and that we can take advantage of. I'm in Manchester (Ocean County) and the only Jersey trade show that I know of is the Pants convention in Atlantic City, which I believe is more for landscaping than lawn maintenance.
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Old 11-10-2008, 08:28 PM
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Nothin' guys?
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im from burlington county, around 206/295/130/38 areas
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Hey Kirk,
Thanks for mentioning the short courses at Rutgers. I happen to be one of the guys there who helps put them together. In fact, I just left "Hazardous Tree Identification," and I can tell you there are plenty of landscapers here in Jersey. If anyone is looking for more info just let me know.
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:11 PM
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Bill, your right. This is a great networking opportunity. Other networking opportunities,include, the many green industry associations and their trade shows representing the state, as well as education sessions offered by manufacturers, dealers and the short course program at Rutgers. It's amazing just how many green industry companies are in this state and how few know each other.

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Kirk - Thanks for mentioning the short courses at RU. I'm one of the guys who helps make those classes happen - in fact, I just left a room full of landscapers learning about "Hazardous Tree Identification." There are plenty of landscapers here in Jersey. If anyone wants more info just send me a message.

What did we learn from the storm? Don't plant trees close to the road.
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:28 AM
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Bill, PANTS will no longer be in Atlantic City, as they have moved it back to Valley Forge. MAHTS, the EP Henry paver show was also in Atlantic City, but has been cancelled due to trying a roving presentation, similar to the Techo-Bloc showcases.

MANTS, is held in Baltimore in January and is a worthwhile show for information about plants and supplies. Both of the major organizations representing landscapers in NJ do shows involving training and exhibit halls.

The NJLCA show will be February 25 at the Meadowlands Exhibition center in Secaucus and the NJNLA show will be January 14 & 15 at the garden State Exhibition Center in Somerset. Both have some classes and a large exhibition space with vendors including mower sales, equipment dealers, nurseries, hardscape manufacturers and suppliers as well as business services. Either or both shows are worth attending and the prices are usually quite reasonable.

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Old 11-11-2008, 06:56 PM
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Bill, PANTS will no longer be in Atlantic City, as they have moved it back to Valley Forge. MAHTS, the EP Henry paver show was also in Atlantic City, but has been cancelled due to trying a roving presentation, similar to the Techo-Bloc showcases.

MANTS, is held in Baltimore in January and is a worthwhile show for information about plants and supplies. Both of the major organizations representing landscapers in NJ do shows involving training and exhibit halls.

The NJLCA show will be February 25 at the Meadowlands Exhibition center in Secaucus and the NJNLA show will be January 14 & 15 at the garden State Exhibition Center in Somerset. Both have some classes and a large exhibition space with vendors including mower sales, equipment dealers, nurseries, hardscape manufacturers and suppliers as well as business services. Either or both shows are worth attending and the prices are usually quite reasonable.

Kirk

Kirk-- Thanks for the info, man. I'll definitely have to check out at least one of those this winter if not both. I appreciate the heads up.
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Old 12-03-2008, 09:41 AM
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Wow! I can't belive the MAHTS show is not going to be in the format it was last year. I wonder how they will do all the hands on workshops if they do them at all.
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