Title: Mid-South Native Plant Conference
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN
Description: After a 13-year hiatus, the Mid-South Native Plant Conference returns to Memphis October 8 through October 10, 2010. With the theme “Natives and Beyond: Sustainable Plants, Gardens and Communities” the conference brings a world-class roster of nationally acclaimed horticulturalists, botanists, and other environmental experts to Memphis. The conference is hosted by Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave., Memphis, TN.
The purpose of the 2010 native plant conference is to promote awareness of the use of plant choices, horticultural practices and garden designs that work with nature and have a positive environmental impact. Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in sessions with world-class speakers who will provide the tools necessary for safe and ecological gardening to increase their own sustainability.
An optional guided field trip through Overton Park’s Old Forest and private garden tours will be offered on Sunday, October 10.
Cost is $100 with registration prior to September 1, 2010 and $125 after includes light evening refreshments, continental breakfast, box lunch and on-site vendor access. To register, call (901) 761-5250 or go to the online registration process here. You can go to the Dixon website for more information at www.dixon.org.
Start Date: 2010-10-08
Start Time: 17:00
End Date: 2010-10-10
End Time: 15:45