AALD is proud to be part of many events year after year. Our commitment to the community and our members endeavour's further opportunities to learn and to expand the knowledge of our members.

 

Fall Tour 2017

Atlantic Association of Landscape Designers- Annual Fall Tour Friday, September 8- Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Tentative agenda: (non-AALD members $20 for Fall Tour)

Friday 4:30 pm Meet at Luckett’s vineyards in Gaspereau for a custom tour with Marcel, Vineyard Manager, followed by wine tasting ($15.50 taxes in)

5:30 pm Dinner at Crush Pad Bistro, Luckett’s Vineyards (last day for outdoor seating!)

Saturday Breakfast on own (*note Wolfville Farmer’s Market opens at 8:30am, 24 Elm Street, Wolfville)

9:30 am Private Tour at home of Nina Newington, Mount Hanley, near Middleton

12 noon Private lunch at Pasta Jax , Middleton

2 pm Tour with Head Gardener, Nina Newington, at Tangled Garden, Grand Pre

4 pm Private garden tour- TBA

7 pm Dinner at The Port Pub, Port Williams

Sunday Breakfast on own

9 am Private garden Tour- TBA

11 am Visit with Baldwin’s Nursery, Falmouth

Accommodations: Group booking being held until August 8th under KELLY GRANT at Greensboro Inn, New Minas (902) 681-3201. Rooms are $120 for two double beds (5 rooms available), $138 for two queen beds (3 rooms available), no singles available at this time.

Accommodations are limited in the Valley so book soon and plan to share!

2017 Annual General Meeting

 AGENDA

2017     ANNUAL MEETING- Collins Building, Dal Ag campus, Bible Hill

FEBRUARY 24, 2017  starting at 10 A.M.

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS – ELLEN RUDDICK, CLD, AALD President

REVIEW OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS AGM AND ACTION ITEMS- Kelly Grant, Secretary

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

COMMITTEE REPORTS

JOHN HIGGINS GARDEN – Darwin Carr, Botanical Garden Manager, Dal.

MEMBERSHIP – PEGGY WRIGHT, CLD

TREASURER’S REPORT – PEGGY WRIGHT, CLD

PROGRAMS - ALL- Fall tour 2017, Workshops, Other travel plans for AALD.

WEBSITE, FACEBOOK & MARKETING – CORA SWINAMER

CLD AND NATIONAL DESIGN COMMITTEE UPDATE:  ELLEN

NEW BUSINESS

     New committees:  Suggestions.   Ie. Environment Committee, Canadian Standards

ELECTIONS OF EXECUTIVE    POSITIONS OPEN ARE:    President and Vice President  

We would like to have these positions filled so please consider putting your name forward or nominate a member – Contact Ellen or Peggy with nominations

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

NETWORKING

AFTERNOON SPEAKER:  JOE BIDERMANN, CLD  

 Joe Bidermann Landscaping Inc. – Your dreams. Our passion.

joebidermannlandscaping.com

Joe is a Certified Landscape Designer and long-time member of AALD.

He has a very successful Design Build company in Nova Scotia.

Joe will give a presentation about designing their 2016 National Award winning Design, preparing the presentation for the awards program, construction of the project and the beautiful results.

Joe and his team have designed and installed many beautiful residential landscape projects in Nova Scotia and will share with us a sampling of their amazing portfolio of work.

 

The cost for members for the day is $25.   Non-members  $35    You can also pay this year’s membership at the meeting. (Registration and membership money goes towards covering costs for the day plus committee expenses, scholarship for design student, AALD projects etc.)

 

We look forward to seeing you there!  I would appreciate if you could send us a confirmation so that we know how much food to order for lunch. 

 

Ellen Ruddick, CLD

AALD President

 

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