Premier Northeast Garden Symposium

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 what all the excitement is about! The program takes place Saturday, April 13 with a kick-off gardening class the previous afternoon.


Warren Leach is one of the acclaimed speakers on the roster. Warren is an award winning landscape designer, twice receiving the National Landscape Association Regional Certificate of Merit for Residential Landscape Design. He is also the co-owner of, Tranquil Lake Nursery, a specialty nursery in Rehoboth, MA, that is a prominent grower of daylilies, iris and distinctive perennials and woody plants. He is a brilliant, inspirational plantsman and photographer. His symposium lecture, Gardens that Dazzle from Late Summer and Onward! Plants that Endure Scorching Heat, Humidity & Drought, features stalwart plants that can stand up to the extreme weather that many areas of the country have experienced in recent years.

One of the wonderful perks of the symposium are specially discounted room rates at the Woodstock Inn and Resort for Symposium attendees: $169 (single or double) and this includes the $30 resort fee. The resort fee includes admission to Billings Farm & Museum, afternoon tea and cookies, use of the Racquet & Fitness Club, use of the Mt Peg Hiking Trail Preservation, and more! You can bring your nongardening spouse or friends and they can enjoy the resort’s amenities while you have a blast at the symposium! To make reservations, please call (866) 592-9611 and request the special great gardens symposium rate.

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.