The Atlantic Association of Landscape Designers was formed in 1996 with a founding group of 40 members. The first meeting was held at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, NS. AALD unites individual designers while promoting excellence in design services among its members though industry support, networking and professional development.
Members include, practicing landscape designers, companies, individuals with an active interest in landscape design & horticulture and horticultural students among others.
Stimulate and develop an interest in landscape design
among its members and the general public
- Encourage and assist members to develop their skills
and improve their standards, through Landscape Industry Certified Designer Certification.
- Provide education to members and the public by means of lectures, workshops and demonstrations.
Mentor-ship for certification candidates
Workshops, field trips, and other unique educational opportunities
A strong presence within the horticultural industry
Monday November 21st at the Holiday Inn in Dartmouth:
8:45 a. m.– 5:15 p.m.
Landscape Designers Workshop
Ellen Ruddick, AALD CHAIR - Opening Comments
Paul Brydges Landscape Design for a Changing World
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
Christene LaVatte - The CLS Advantage. Sponsored by CNLA and CSLA
Joe Salemi – 3D and Colour in a Changing World. Sponsored by DynaSCAPE
12:00 p.m. Lunch & Trade Show
Tracey Mackenzie - Horticultural Strategies for Stormwater. Sponsored by Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture
David Carmichael - The Bad Boys, What Not to Plant. Sponsored by P.E.I. Department Communities, Land and Environment
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break & Trade Show
Nina Newington - Ornamentals and Edibles in a Changing World
5:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception sponsored by Shaw Brick & Unilock, taking place on the Trade Show floor.
Appetizers provided compliments of Shaw Brick.
There will be a cash bar.