Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Kerr Scott Building
N.C. State Fairgrounds
4285 Trinity Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Kim Strazisar, Comm. Specialist
Johnston County Nursery Marketing Association

2022 JoCoPlants Show 

Online pre-registration ends Monday, August 15.

Registation will be available at the door the day of the event for the Trade Show and Plant Walk.

Join us Wednesday, August 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the 2022 JoCoPlants Show. Come on out to the N.C. State Fairgrounds to visit with our member nurseries and see all our beautiful plants. We're thrilled to welcome back some of our top allied product colleagues and educators as well.

Please register - even for free events - to be sure we have your name badge ready, and enough supplies and seating available! 

Schedule of Events

Trade Show 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - FREE

Visit with 22 nursery members from the Johnston County Nursery Marketing Association, and more than a dozen allied product suppliers. This is the perfect opportunity for landscapers, garden centers, developers, and arborists to source plants and supplies they need for fall projects.

CEs approved: 0.5 - NC Landscape Contractor Landscape CE

Education - NC Landscape Contractors' Contract Writing Workshop - 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. - $20

Join Connie Hoyes, President of Southern Garden, Inc. and NC Landscape Contractors' Licensing Board Member, to learn the specifics of writing contracts within the NC Landscape Contractors' License law. Connie will share a template contract with participants and go through all the specifics of what MUST be on an NC Landscape Contractor's contract in order to operate properly under the law.  

Continuing Education Approved: 1.0 NC Landscape Contractor Business CE

SOLD OUT!!! Education - Plant Something New

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - $20

Join representatives from Star Roses and Proven Winners to learn about their best selling and NEW! plants. Participants will learn about woody shrub and perennial plant traits and development, and how they work best in the landscape. This is an excellent opportunity for landscapers, garden centers, landscape architects, and other green industry professionals with questions about these plant brands, and those wanting to plant something new for their customers.

Continuing Education approved: 

1.0 NC Landscape Contractor Landscape CE

1.0 NC Landscape Architect Credit

1.0 NC Pesticide Credit (L, N, D, X)


 Plant Walk w/ Mark Weathington 1:00-2:00 p.m. - FREE

Finish up your day walking through the different plants from the JoCoPlants nurseries with JC Raulston Arboretum Executive Director Mark Weathington. Mark will highlight plant features, care, and good use in the landscape. Come find something local for your landscape customers.

Continuing Education approved:


 1.0 NC Landscape Contractor Landscape CE

 1.0 NC Landscape Architect Credit


 *JCNMA will follow all state and event location COVID-19 regulations at the time of the event, and asks all participants to do so as well.

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Calling All Allied Suppliers 

JocoPlants Sponsorships support agriculture in North Carolina and provide opportunities for businesses to connect with our nurserymen and the professional horticultural community.

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