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Mark your calendars for the 17th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid- Atlantic states and how to use them in the landscape. The conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.

7/18/2014
When: July 18, 2014
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Swarthmore College
Scott Arboretum
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania  19081
United States
Contact: Longwood Gardens

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Mark your calendars for the 17th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College.

This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid- Atlantic states and how to use them in the landscape. The conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.

Some of the featured speakers include:

Todd Lasseigne – President of the Tulsa Botanic Garden Todd discusses the wide range of great woody plants available to gardeners today.  He focuses on plants that add beauty, longevity, and adaptability to your plant palette even with changing weather conditions.

Kris Jarantoski – Executive Vice President and Director of the Chicago Botanic Garden Kris takes the fear out of pruning and discusses pruning techniques to rejuvenate woody plants.

Andrew Bunting – Curator, Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College Andrew covers the most outstanding Magnolia cultivars and species for use in gardens in the Delaware Valley.

Suzanne Wainwright-Evans – Ornamental Plant Entomologist specializing in integrated pest management, owner of Buglady Consulting Learn about the major woody pests and the best control options on the market.

Gary Koller – President of Koller and Associates, specializing in residential garden design and former Director of Horticulture, Arnold Arboretum Gary focuses on columnar or fastigiate plant varieties for small gardens.


This conference qualifies for 5 PCH CEUs.

For more information and to register click here:  2014 Woody Plant Conference

Registration Deadline is July 11.  Register by June 16 and save $20.

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