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Upcoming Talks & Lectures

Come delight in our inspirational and info-packed garden lectures and programs that more than 30,000 people have enjoyed. Below is my 2018 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 2017-2018 Regional Events Registration form and mailing it with a check.

January 2018

February 2018

  • Thurs 1 & Fri 2 Western New York Trade Show and Education Conference. Buffalo, NY. Keynote. 3 lectures.
  • Wed 7 & Thurs 8 Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Seattle, Washington. 2 lectures. The Budget-Wise Gardener and The Right-Size Flower Garden
  • Sat 10 Garden Expo. Madison, Wisconsin. 2 lectures. The Budget-Wise Gardener and The Right-Size Flower Garden
  • Thurs 15 Piedmont Landscape Association, Charlottesville, VA. The Right-Size Flower Garden
  • Sat 17 Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Boylston, MA. 11:00 a.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Thurs 22 & Fri 23 Connecticut Flower and Garden Show. Hartford, CT. 2 lectures. Thurs. 3:30 p.m. ; Friday 12:30 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Sat 24 Gardener’s Supply Company. Burlington, VT. 2 lectures. 9:30 a.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener. 11:30 a.m. Save the Pollinators: “Attractive” Landscapes for Pollinators and Homeowners!
  • Tue 27 National Gardening Webinar. 2:00 p.m. (EST) Beauty and the Beast: Bold and Fine Foliaged Plants Make Wonderful Dance Partners

March 2018

  • Tues 6 34th Davidson Horticultural Symposium. Davidson, NC. Design Lessons Learned from Magnificent Gardens
  • Thurs 8 Memphis Garden Club at Memphis Botanic Garden. Memphis, TN . The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Sat 10 Manitowoc County Master Gardeners. Manitowoc, WI. Two lectures.  Gardening Simplified and The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Wed 14 Boston Flower and Garden Show. Boston, MA 1:30 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Thur 15 Garden Design 101 Class at The Boston Flower and Garden Show. 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Separate classroom space.  Learn easy-to-implement steps for creating ever-blooming gardens that are pollinator-friendly and less maintenance. Topics include: Site Assessment, Design Principles, Plant Selections for Continuous Bloom, Building a Plant List and Much More! $29 class fee includes notes, plant catalogs, door prizes and a booksigning but does not include Show admission – you must also purchase an admission ticket. Click here to learn more and register.
  • Sat 17 Virginia Master Gardeners Symposium. Suffolk, VA. Two lectures.  Radical Perennials for Three Seasons of Color and The Right-Size Flower Garden
  • Thurs 22 Maine Flower and Garden Show. Portland, ME. 2:30 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Sat  24  Three Hour Special Garden Class at Russell's Garden Center. Wayland, MA.  9:00 a.m. - noon.  Two lectures:  The Budget-Wise Gardener: Creating the garden of your dreams without breaking the bank! Discover a wealth of ideas for getting the best price and value for exceptional plants. The plant sources and strategies will surprise you! Also covered are striking design concepts for eye-popping, pollinator-friendly landscapes requiring less maintenance and water. And container gardening takes on a whole new spin with these cost-effective, creative ideas! Stunning Flowering Shrubs and Ground Covers for High-Impact, Low-Maintenance Landscapes.  Program includes extensive handouts, plant catalogs, refreshments, $10 coupon off a $50 purchase at Russell's, and door prizes.  Registration fee:  $49 per person; $44 for Master Gardeners. To pay online with a credit card, click here.  To pay by check (required for Master Gardeners BUT MUST PAY BY CHECK WITH FORM), click  2017-2018 Regional Events Registration form .
  • Thurs 29 National Gardening Webinar. 2:00 p.m. (EST) Exceptional Plants for Shade Gardens.

April 2018

  • Sat 7 Cape Cod Master Gardeners Symposium. Cape Cod, MA. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Tues 10 Garden Club of Madison. Madison, CT. 12:30 p.m. The Right-Size Flower Garden
  • Thurs 12 Concord Garden Club. Concord, NH. 1:00 p.m. Double Your Pleasure with Perennials Boasting Flashy Foliage AND Flowers
  • SOLD OUT! Fri 13  Three Hour Special Garden Class at Faddegon's Nursery in Latham, NY. 9:00 a.m. - noon.  Two lectures: The Budget-Wise Gardener: Plant the Best for Less! Discover a wealth of ideas for getting the best price and value for exceptional plants. The plant sources and strategies will surprise you! Also covered are striking design concepts for eye-popping, pollinator-friendly landscapes requiring less maintenance and water. And container gardening takes on a whole new spin with these cost-effective, creative ideas! This lecture is based on my newest book, The Budget-Wise Gardener - an essential guide to creating the garden of your dreams without breaking the bank. Second lecture: Design Tips for Traffic-Stopping Curb Appeal! This eye-opening presentation will cover easy-to-implement design steps for enhancing your home’s curb appeal. Included will be top-performing perennials, annuals, flowering shrubs, evergreens & ornamental trees for head-turning foundation beds.  Program includes extensive handouts, plant catalogs, refreshments, $5 Faddegon's coupon, and door prizes.  Registration fee:  $49 per person; $44 for Master Gardeners. To pay online with a credit card, click hereTo pay by check (required for Master Gardeners), click  2017-2018 Regional Events Registration form 
  • Sat. 14  The Garden Conservancy's Digging Deeper Series.  The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Millbrook, NY  11:00 a.m.  The Budget-Wise Gardener.  Learn more and register by clicking here.
  • Fri 20 & Sat 21 Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium. Woodstock, VT
  • Tues 24 Ladew Topiary Gardens. Monkton, MD. 2:00 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Thurs 26 National Gardening Webinar. 2:00 p.m. (EST) Twofer Perennials: Plants with Eye-Catching Flowers and Foliage for Nonstop Color 
  • Sat 28 Spring Educational Master Gardeners Conference. Waterford, MI The Budget-Wise Gardener

May 2018

  • Wed 2 Dennis Village Garden Club. Dennis, MA. 1:00 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Tues 8 Great Island Garden Club. Plymouth, MA. 7:00 p.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener
  • Wed 9 Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Great River, NY. 6:00 p.m. Topic The Budget-Wise Gardener

June 2018

  • Tues 5  Lecture and Locally-Sourced Luncheon Buffet sponsored by Warrensburg Beautification. Warrensburg, NY.  11:00 a.m. The Budget-Wise Gardener.  Lecture followed by a book signing and luncheon.  For more information and reservations click on  Flyer Warrensburgh Presentation - June 5, 2018
  • REGISTRATION CLOSED. Thur 14 Western Maryland Hospital Center. Hagerstown, MD. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hosted by the Western Maryland Hospital Center Auxiliary & Master Gardener Therapeutic Horticulture project.  3-Hour class plus box lunch and garden tours.  The Budget-Wise Gardener: Plant the Best for Less! Discover a wealth of ideas for getting the best price and value for exceptional plants. Also covered are striking design concepts for eye-popping, pollinator-friendly landscapes requiring less maintenance and water. And container gardening takes on a whole new spin with these cost-effective, creative ideas! This lecture is based on my newest book, The Budget-Wise Gardener, an essential guide to creating the garden of your dreams without breaking the bank.The second presentation, Save the Pollinators: “Attractive” Landscapes for Pollinators and Homeowners! highlights eye-catching perennials and flowering shrubs – mostly native - that benefit BOTH homeowners and pollinators. The focus will also be on sustainable care - creating landscapes that require less water, fertilizer and pesticides. Program fee: $49 per person ($44 for Master Gardeners BUT MUST PAY BY CHECK WITH FORM) includes 3-hour garden class, handouts, plant catalogs, boxed lunch (generously provided by Sunny Meadows Garden Center)  & door prizes. To pay online with a credit card, click here.  To pay by check (required for Master Gardeners), click  2017-2018 Regional Events Registration form .
  • Fri 15 United States Botanical Garden. Washington, D.C. Noon. Attractive Landscapes for Pollinators and Homeowners!

July 2018

August 2018

  • Fri 3  Pleasant View Gardens and Proven Winners Open House.  Loudon, NH.  Presentation: Inspired Garden Design Lessons from Magnificent Gardens. 
  • Sun Aug 26 - Tues 28  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 lecturesThe Budget-Wise Gardener: Plant the Best for Less! Discover a wealth of ideas for getting the best price and value for exceptional plants. The plant sources and strategies will surprise you! Also covered are striking design concepts for eye-popping, pollinator-friendly landscapes requiring less maintenance and water. And container gardening takes on a whole new spin with these cost-effective, creative ideas! and Save the Pollinators: “Attractive” Landscapes for Pollinators and Homeowners! What could be more heavenly than a beautiful low-maintenance garden filled with “moving art”: birds, butterflies and other pollinators? Discover eye-catching perennials and flowering shrubs – mostly native - that benefit BOTH homeowners and pollinators. The focus will also be on sustainable care - creating landscapes that require less water, fertilizer and pesticides. $55 per person includes lots of helpful handouts and refreshment break. Register for the 3-hour class and/or the Grand  Garden Show on the registration page.

September 2018

  • Wed 19 The Wellfleet Gardeners. Wellfleet, MA. 10:00 a.m. The Right-Size Flower Garden

October 2018

  • Sat 6  Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville and Severna Park, MD.  Two lectures. Flashing Plants for Fall Color and Gardening Simplified. For more information visit www.homesteadgardens.com.
  • Sat 20 Southwest Indiana Master Gardeners Conference. Evansville, IN. The Budget-Wise Gardener

November 2018

  • Sat 17 Hamilton College Speakers Series. Clinton, NY. 10:00 a.m. Topic TBA

December 2018

  • Aug 12 MGIX, Columbus, Ohio.  Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Trade Show.  Two lectures. Extremely Low-Mainteance Perennials by Season and The Right-Size Flower Garden

 

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