Registrations are rolling in for the 15th Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium, many from past symposium attendees who rave about the quality of the speakers, magnificent setting, and Gardeners Marketplace. If you have never attended this leading garden symposium held at the renowned Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, VT then it’s time to check out…

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With the new gardening season only a few months away, it’s time to take a fresh look at your perennial gardens. Do you have freeloaders that take up a lot of space and give little back in return? How about needy plants that demand far more time than you have? Slobs are my pet peeve…

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I will once again be returning to Faddegon’s Nursery in Latham, NY (near Albany) to teach an in-depth gardening program. Faddegon’s has a special place in my heart – I used to work there and the folks are like family to me. In addition to an amazing nursery, Faddegon’s also has extensive offerings of indoor…

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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…

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Given the time challenges that many of us face, coupled with unpredictable weather as a result of climate change, low-maintenance, unflappable plants, are in high demand. And these stalwarts must also be attractive to both homeowners as well as pollinators. My 2019 gardening Webinars feature some of these amazing plants. On Saturday, January 26th I’ll…

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I am amazed that this will be the 15th annual symposium that I’ve organized. I started these events when I lived in Ballston Spa, New York with the intention of bringing together gardeners of all ages and abilities from around the Albany, New York region. The first symposium was held at the Gideon Putnam Resort…

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This will be my third year producing flower gardening Webinars, which are online lectures designed for individuals only, to encourage affordable and convenient personal gardening education, available for repeated viewing anytime on personal computer screens. This flexible personal education delivery system is designed to complement (not replace) my popular live, on-site, lectures for group audiences.…

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Registrations have started to roll in after announcing the 15th Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium in my last newsletter. This premier gardening extravaganza takes place at the world-class Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, Vermont on Saturday, April 13, with a special kick-off pre-symposium program the afternoon before. Nationally-known speakers will present the following lectures:…

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A number of folks have asked my advice for the best way to travel to the Grand Garden Show (August 26 – 28) on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan. This ‘unlike-any-other-show’ is extraordinary. True, is it not easy to get to, but it is worth the effort. I have always flown into the Sault Ste…

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Everything is in place for another spectacular Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium. The 15th annual symposium will be held once again at the magnificent Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, Vermont. The day-long, premier symposium, which attracts 230 enthusiastic gardeners nationwide, will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 preceded by a special three-hour flower…

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