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