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Presenter: Charles King Sadler

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

Register Now * Coordinator Registration Not Available.


Friday, August 21, 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

How to Select and Plant the Proper Tree from a
Nursery: A Guide for Design Professionals

   Assess the site conditions for planting
   Discuss how to select the right plant in the right place
   How to assess plant health at the nursey
   Performing structural pruning at planting time
   Prepare the planting area, plant properly, and water properly

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

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Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)

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The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Arborist/Forester

Professional Engineers:
     2.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects:
     2.0 HSW CE Hours
     2.0 LA/CES HSW PDHs

     2.0 HSW CE Hours
     2.0 AIA LU|HSW

Certified Arborists/ISA:

     2.0 CFE Hours (Category 1)

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
      New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Charles King Sadler

Founder and Owner at King Garden Inc.

For over two decades, Mr. Sadler has led the field in the integration of horticulturally and artistically informed care of landscapes. He has worked on over 600 landscapes from city gardens to suburban properties to estates of great historical significance and large in scale. This specialized work has resulted in Mr. Sadler being sought after for the development of maintenance plans and training at prestigious public and private properties across North America. A gifted collaborator, he has been consulted by top landscape practices domestically and abroad.

Mr. Sadler began his career as a visual storyteller in the field of illustration, with a degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, working on public and private commissions, including the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. Seeking to express this artistry through natural forms, Mr. Sadler returned to school, SUNY-ESF on the campus of Syracuse University, to pursue master’s studies in Landscape Architecture; he started his own design firm in order to apply his philosophy of the integration of design and horticultural care. A certified arborist and master pruner, Mr. Sadler has contributed articles to several publications on the restoration of landscapes and travels extensively lecturing and providing training in aesthetic and horticultural pruning and care.

Mr. Sadler is an American Society of Landscape Architects member, an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, and an Institute of Classical Art and Architecture contributing member.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $100.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $100.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: How to Select and Plant the Proper Tree from a Nursery: A Guide for Design Professionals

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the proper way to assess planting sites, determining what trees are most suited to a site, performing pruning practices at planting time, proper planting practices, and watering techniques.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to analyze site conditions prior to selecting a planting trees.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to select the right tree in the right place based on the assessment of the site conditions.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to assess the health of particular trees at the nursery prior to purchase.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to perform structural pruning at planting time.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to prepare planting areas, plant trees properly, and maintain a watering regiment.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSW

Prerequisites: Familiarity with site development and landscaping

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/29/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.