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Jan 20, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Plant Identification - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Jan 21, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Plant Identification - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Jan 21, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Plant Identification - Tucson
Pima Community College
1255 N Stone Ave, Building CC
Tucson, AZ 85709
Jan 25, 2017
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
ACLP 2- Irrigation Tech II - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Jan 26, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Soils & Fertilizer Workshop - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Ste 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Plant Names

January 4, 2017

Have you ever gone to Starbucks and requested a coffee? It can be difficult to order something so simple when there are so many options: black, with milk, with cream or sugar. You can even order the really fancy stuff: Iced Half Caff Venti Ristretto Cinnamon Dolce Soy Skinny Latte, Four Pumps. This can be similar to buying plants at your local nursery. If you don't know the correct scientific or Latin name, you might be disappointed a few years down the road when your maturing shrub is actually a very large tree.

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