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CLICK HERE to download the application to enter in ALCA's Excellence in Landscaping Awards.  Deadline to submit is May 31st.  Award winners will be recognized on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at The Wigwam Resort.

CLICK HERE to download the 2019 Special Award Nomination Form for ALCA's Excellence in Landscaping Awards. Please submit the completed nomination form is no later than Friday, June 28th, 2019.

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Apr 25, 2019
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
PMD Pre Cert Applicator Training Workshop - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, #105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Apr 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ACLP Turf Care and Installation - Tucson
Randolph Center (Auditorium)
200 S Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
May 2, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
ALCA Golf Tournament Benefitting the Sky Blu Underwood Foundation
FireRock Country Club
16000 E FireRock Country Club Dr
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
May 9, 2019
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Tree & Shrub Pruning - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
May 11, 2019
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Tree & Shrub Pruning - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Plant Problems in the Landscape – Biotic Disorders 

April 3, 2019

Last month we brought you examples of some common abiotic – or non-living – causes of plant problems. This month, we focus on a few of our most common biotic – or living – causes of plant disorders. Biotic disorders may be caused by insects, mites, nematodes, parasitic plants, fungi, bacteria, protists (diverse collection of organisms) and viruses. Below, we highlight a few of the more common diseases you may see this time of year as the temperatures soar.

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