Perennial Plant Conference to be held in October

The annual Perennial Plant Conference is to be held on 16 October.

The day-long conference will be held at the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in the US.

It is hosted in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania and topics covered will include floral bulbs and study tours of the Scott Arboretum's perennial plant collection.

Speakers include:

  • Jacqueline van der Kloet — lengthening the garden season with flowering bulbs
  • Doug Tallamy — professor and chairman of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware
  • Jimmy Turner — senior director of horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum
  • Dave Demers — plant hunter and garden designer
  • Tomas Anisko — curator of plants at Longwood Gardens
  • Bill McLaughlin — curator of Living Collections at the US Botanic Garden

 

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