Garden Geeks Gather in Boston: July 2012

clfo(z7 with luck)May 22, 2012

Calling all Garden Geeks!

If you are passionate about plants, come join the fun at the Perennial Plant Association Symposium in Boston this July.

Visit beautiful private properties in the Boston area that will be open for the PPA only. Get an insider look at public gardens, great garden centers or Northeast growers. See new plants and products at the trade show.

Highlights include:

July 4th Optional pre-symposium walking or bus tours of Boston capped by a Fireworks Cruise.

July 5th Choose between a day of talks about perennials and garden design, or two professional tours. (One for growers, one visiting retail and public horticulture sites)

July 6, 7 & 8 Lectures, trade-show and tours

July 9 & 10 Optional post-conference tours

(Note: you can register for as many or as few days as you wish to attend.)

Speakers include Adrian Bloom, Willam Cullina, Lloyd Traven, Julie Moir Messervy, Roger Swain and many more.

Register soon for symposium hotel rates, and pick the combination of tours, seminars and local events that suits you best.

Download the full 2012 Symposium program: http://www.perennialplant.org/

Bring the family! The conference is centrally located so that non-plant nerds can enjoy the many attractions in Boston for people of all ages. Suggestions: The New England Aquarium, Science Museum, the Glass Flowers at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Faneuil Hall Marketplace etc.

Here is a link that might be useful: Perennial Plant Association

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