Schedule

 

The symposium will be held on August 2nd and 3rd at the Double Tree Inn on Hendersonville Road in Asheville from 8:30 am - 4 pm. There will be 4 lectures and one break out session each day as well as lunch and a silent plant auction.

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Friday

8:00 - 9:00

Registration/Doors Open

Coffee, Tea, Water and breakfast snacks will be provided

9:00

Welcome

9:15 - 10:15

Jacqueline van der Kloet 

Magical Mixes: Exciting Combinations of Spring Flowering Bulbs

10:15

Break and Silent Auction Bidding

So many plants to look at and bid on!

10:30 - 11:30

Sally O’Halloran 

Public Landscapes Leading the Way in Planting Design: Case Studies from England

11:30

Lunch

Box lunch provided by Double Tree Catering

12:30-1:30

Kelly Holdbrooks

The Southern Highlands Reserve

1:30

Break and Silent Auction Bidding

1:45-2:45

Andi Pettis

urban nature: Tenacious Plants for Tough Places

3:00-4:00

Break out Session

Amy Fahmy

the chain of demand: the business of sourcing plant materials, part I

All are welcome to attend. If you are seeking CEU’s this will go toward your total hours

 

Saturday

8:00 - 9:00

Doors Open

Coffee, Tea, Water and breakfast snacks will be provided

9:00

Welcome

9:15 - 10:15

Jacqueline van der Kloet

Perennial Perspectives: The Power of Perennials

10:15

Break and Silent Auction Bidding

So many plants to look at and bid on!

10:30 - 11:30

Karen Perkins

Epimediums: Jewels of the Shade

11:30

Lunch

Box lunch provided by Double Tree Catering

12:00-1:00

Break out Session

Amy Fahmy

the chain of demand: the business of sourcing plant materials, part II

All are welcome to attend. If you are seeking CEU’s this will go toward your total hours

1:00

Silent Auction Closes

1:00-2:00

Pam Beck

Hanging Out with Shady Characters

2:00

Break

2:15-3:15

Sally O’Halloran

Learning from the Wild: Planting Design Tips from the Caucasus

3:15

Closing/Plant give away/CEU Certificates