Once again, this premier, one-of-a-kind, garden symposium promises to receive high ratings for its engaging, award-winning speakers, great food, Gardeners Marketplace, camaraderie and world-class resort setting. The symposium is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the gorgeous Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, VT (about 2.5 hours from Boston). There is also a special (always popular) Pre-Symposium gardening program the afternoon before, April 12, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Annie White ( PhD, ASLA and owner and principal designer of Nectar Landscape Design Studio in Stowe, VT) is one of the presenters. I’ve heard Annie speak before and she is fabulous – not only for the content of information she shares, but also for her inspiring, simple to follow tips. One of her projects that I found especially interesting (and she will talk about this in her lecture) is the comparison of straight natives versus nativars (cultivated natives) concerning their benefit to pollinators. Many of the plants trialed are commonly available for sale at garden centers. Who wouldn’t want to know which of these beautiful plants are scientifically proven to be more valuable to pollinators than others in the genus?

Please make plans to join us for this exceptional symposium. To learn more about the agenda, speakers, lectures, specially discounted room rates for symposium attendees and registration fees (including discounts for Master Gardeners and groups of 5 or more), click here.