CNGA LooseLeaf Aug/Sept 2019

2 LooseLeaf  Aug/Sept 2019 colorad o Our Mission To create opportunities for horticultural and associated industry professionals to collaboratively grow their businesses through fellowship, education, advocacy and certification. Cover Photo Courtesy of Welby Gardens Publisher Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association 959 S. Kipling Pkwy., Ste. 200 Lakewood, Colo. 80226 P: 303.758.6672 F: 303.758.6805 Printer LLM Publications P.O. Box 91099 Portland, Ore. 97291 Display Advertising Katy Patterson, LLM Publications 503.445.2244 Allison Gault, MBA, CAE Executive Director Staff Allison Gault, MBA, CAE Tanya Ishikawa Dr. Jim Klett Ben Northcutt Mike Shleining, CCNP Dan Wise, CCNP Tanya Ishikawa Buffalo Trails Multimedia  Communications 303.819.7784 Contributing Writers Editor Ben Northcutt Membership Manager Charlotte Rose Administrative Coordinator Sharing Employees: Getting through Busy Times with Borrowed Labor LooseLeaf  is published six times a year with issues scheduled for February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, October/November, and December/January. Visit for classified advertisements, plant publications, upcoming events, a member directory, and much more! The New Normal: Year-Round Work Rather than Seasonal Ideas from the California Trials for 2020 Plant Ordering 07 10 17 In This Issue 3 Message from the Board Evolution through Keeping up with Trends 4 Here for the Members Plant Something Success & Upcoming Retreat 5 Member Profiles Colorado Garden Foundation Landon’s Greenhouse & Nursery 8 How to Avoid Employee Burnout 20 Financial Affairs Insurance Budgeting for Hail & Other Coverages 21 Safety Corner Emergency Preparedness and Response 22 CSU Research Update Top Picks for Off-Season Color 23 NewMembers, Calendar, Classified Ads, & Advertiser’s List 24 Funding Research & Education Networking Opportunities for Fun & Success Dan Wise, CCNP President Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery 970.484.1289 Kerri Dantino Secretary-Treasurer, President-Elect Little Valley Wholesale Nursery 303.659.6708 Mandy Gerace Officer-at-Large Welby Gardens 303.288.3398 Michelle Krumdieck, CCNP Sunshine Horticulture 303.301.5444 Sharon Harding-Shaw, CCNP Harding Nursery 719.596.5712 Harriett McMillan, CCNP Echter’s Garden Center & Nursery 303.424.7979 Matt Edmundson Arbor Valley Nursery 303.654.1682 Mike Bone, CGG Denver Botanic Gardens 720.865.3769 Kent Broome Rocky Mountain Horticulture Services 720.417.9533 Jim Klett, Ph.D. CSU Dept. of Horticulture &  Landscape Architecture 970.491.7179 Allison Gault, MBA, CAE, Executive Director Colorado Nursery &  Greenhouse Association 303.758.6672 Board of Directors Directors Ex-Officio Members