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William G.Tormey, A.A.S

seminars attended:
“Integrated Pest Management for Herbaceous Perennials” 
"The Mauget Advanced Level Symposium” (tree infusion /micro injection) 

Has received the followings certificates/degrees:
*State University of New York, Canton, New York. Associated Applied Science   Agronomy/Horticulture
*Certificate  Landscape Graphics, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Office of Special ProgramsCambridge, Ma.
*Certificate CFO Empowerment Conference: E-Commerce Answers, CFO Seminars Boston, Ma.

Additional formal studies at the following
*Nursery Management, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York. 
*Environmental Design, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York


Awards: for Various Garden Exhibits:
*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Award for First Place. 

*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Silver Medal for Suitability and Quality of Plant Material. 
*The Boston Society of Landscape Architects Award for an Exhibit of Excellence in Landscape Design.... 
*The Worcester County Horticultural Society Award for Best Use of Color. 
*Worcester County Horticultural Society Award for Diversity of Plant Material ...
* People's Choice Award....


Past memberships: 
*The International Plant Propagators Society
*American Nurseryman’s Assoc., 
*The American Horticultural Assoc, 
*the New England Rock Garden Assoc, 
*American Conifer Society 
* Professional Perennial Growers Assoc.


I have been fortunate to gain experience not only at my small nursery, but from past experience at; Hudson Pines Farms (David Rockefeller's Estate) North Tarrytown, N.Y. under the inspirational direction of  Gill Martin,
and  at Arbor Gardens of Jackson, Michigan where I had the pleasure of workings with James Verhovan, LA

"Arbor Day 4-10-81 left to right, William G. Tormey, Landscaper , Thomas Taylor, Parks Commissioner City  Manager Francis J. McGrath
Tree: Pyrus calleryana (Bradford Pear)"

Used with the permission of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette



Arbor Day
90's left to right,
Mike Brown, Staff Commonwealth Nurseries,
William G. Tormey Commonwealth Nurseries,
and students from the University of Massachusetts Medical College, Environmental Group,
Tree: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula' (Weeping Alaska Cedar)
Photo by Kerry Monihan, MFA, Staff Commonwealth Nurseries


518Massasoit Rd. Worcester, MA 01604

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