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Upcoming Talks & Lectures

Come delight in our inspirational and info-packed garden lectures and programs that more than 40,000 people have enjoyed. Below is my 2019 schedule to date.

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Unless otherwise indicated, you may register online (using PayPal or a credit card) for Perennially Yours hosted events OR print a registration form by clicking Regional Events Registration form and mailing it with a check.

January 2019

Saturday, Jan. 26 - National Gardening Webinar. 11:00 a.m. (EST)

February 2019

Friday, Feb. 15 - Three Hour Special Garden Class at Faddegon's Nursery. Latham, NY.  9:00 a.m. - noon.

  • Two lecturesSuccess with Hydrangeas in Colder Climates. Unravel the mystery for having honkin’ Hydrangeas that will be the envy of the neighborhood. This vast genus of shrubs is divided into five commonly sold species. Knowing the differences and how to maximize the show from each (including pruning tips) will be discussed, as well as top-performing cultivars. Special attention will be given to tips and tricks for growing gorgeous blue and pink mophead Hydrangeas. Kerry’s 2019 Picks for BEST Perennials, Flowering Shrubs and Annuals. The aging process, along with dramatic climate changes and the vital importance for pollinator plants, have refined my list of must-have perennials, flowering shrubs and annuals. The remarkable plants featured in this presentation require less input (maintenance as well as water, fertilizer and organic pesticides) plus they provide beauty and year-round food sources for birds, bees and butterflies. Enhanced property value is a bonus.
    • Program includes extensive handouts, plant catalogs, refreshments, $10 coupon off a $50 purchase at Faddegon's, and door prizes.
    • Registration fee:  $49 per person; $44 for Master Gardeners (Master Gardeners MUST PAY BY CHECK WITH FORM)
    • To pay online with a credit card, click here.
    • To pay by check (required for Master Gardeners), download, complete and mail in the Regional Events Registration form.

Saturday, Feb. 16 - Gardener’s Supply Company. Burlington, VT. Two lectures.

  • 9:30 a.m. Kerry’s 2019 Picks for BEST Perennials, Flowering Shrubs and Annuals. The aging process, along with dramatic climate changes and the vital importance for pollinator plants, have refined my list of must-have perennials, flowering shrubs and annuals. The remarkable plants featured in this presentation require less input (maintenance as well as water, fertilizer and organic pesticides) plus they provide beauty and year-round food sources for birds, bees and butterflies. Enhanced property value is a bonus.
  • 11:00 a.m. Success with Hydrangeas in Colder Climates. Unravel the mystery for having honkin’ Hydrangeas that will be the envy of the neighborhood. This vast genus of shrubs is divided into five commonly sold species. Knowing the differences and how to maximize the show from each (including pruning tips) will be discussed, as well as top-performing cultivars. Special attention will be given to tips and tricks for growing gorgeous blue and pink mophead Hydrangeas. For more information and to register, please contact Gardener's Supply at 800-551-6712Saturday, Feb. 23. 26 - National Gardening Webinar. 11:00 a.m. (EST)  Not Your Grandma's Hydrangea: The Best Hydrangeas and Tried and True Tips for Growing Them

 


March 2019

  • Friday and Saturday, Mar. 1 & 2: The Vermont Flower Show. Essex Junction, VT.  Two Lectures. TBA
  • Friday, Mar 15: Boston Flower and Garden Show. Boston, MA. Two lectures: Bodacious Flowering Shrubs for Small Space Gardens or Containers
  • Saturday, Mar 16:  Special 2-hour class at The Boston Flower and Garden Show. 10:00 a.m. - Noon.  Separate classroom space.  Design Tips for Small Scale Gardens that Provide BIG Results! Do you have a small space to garden but want BIG results? Or perhaps your property is large BUT you have a spot that gets a lot of ‘eye-traffic’? Maybe it’s the main entrance to your home or an entertainment area that needs jazzing up? This eye-opening presentation provides clever design and accessorizing tips for maximizing and extending color in smaller spaces. The lectures features remarkable, no-fuss perennials, flowering shrubs, evergreens and annuals that provide three seasons (or more) of beauty plus neat habits. Pollinator-friendly plants and sustainable practices are emphasized.$29 Class registration fee includes extensive lecture notes, plant catalogs, door prizes and a book signing. It does not include Show admission – Click here to learn more and register.
  • Saturday, Mar 30: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Sunday, Mar. 31: Vancouver Master Gardeners Symposium. Vancouver, British Columbia

April 2019

May 2019

  • Monday, May 6: Medomak District Conference hosted by Bath Garden Club.  Bath, ME

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August 2019

  • Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, August 25-27: Proven Winners Grand Garden Show and a special 3-hour kick-off pre-show class. Mackinac Island, Michigan.  There is NOTHING like the Grand Garden Show! It is a must-attend event at least once in your lifetime. Click here to check out the agenda, the impressive Grand Hotel and one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island.  I will teaching a special 3-hour pre-show class on Sunday from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. (this is separate from the Grand Garden Show registration). I will be presenting two brand new lectures:  TBA.

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