More than 200 professional landscape designers are expected to attend this information-
The conference highlights the latest trends in landscape design. Workshops span such timely topics as sustainability, permaculture, using ornamental edibles and green roofs. A full list of conference workshops, garden tours and exhibitor showcase participants is available at www.apld.org.
“Portland is the perfect location for the APLD Conference,”
“Landscape designers are drawn to natural beauty, and Portland embodies how nature and urban design can work hand-in-hand,“
On Friday evening, APLD will present its Annual Landscape Design Awards and celebrate its 20th anniversary at Portland's landmark Governor Hotel. Margie Grace, of Grace Design Associates will receive the Designer of the Year Award. Gold and Merit award winners will also be honored.
The Association of Professional Landscape Designers is an international organization representing over 1,300 members in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and other countries. Its goal is to advance landscape design as an independent profession and to promote the recognition of landscape designers as highly qualified, dedicated professionals. APLD was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa.
Additional information on conference registration, membership and sponsorship opportunities can be found at www.apld.org or by calling 717-238-9780.
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