We are pleased to announce our lineup of dynamic and entertaining speakers for the upcoming 2020 WNC Gardening Symposium.
Our keynote speaker will be Toni Gattone, an adaptive gardening expert, a blogger, and author of The Lifelong Gardener: Garden With Ease and Joy At Any Age. Her talks will be You Can Garden for Life and A Moveable Feast—Growing Edibles in Containers.
Other featured speakers
Preston Montague is an artist, educator, and landscape designer who developed a passion for the natural world while growing up in the rural foothills of Virginia. He will be talking on landscape design. Preston has generously donated a beautifully framed and autographed botanical print that will be raffled off at the symposium. View his amazing artwork at https://www.prestonmontague.com/.
Brenda Rosbrook is a landscape designer from Raymond’s Nursery in Hendersonville. Brenda will discuss and demonstrate how to decorate outdoor containers through the holidays and winter by using easy to find natural items.
Sue Goetz, owner of The Creative Gardener, is based in Tacoma, Washington. Sue is a certified professional horticulturist, the author of two books, The Herb Lover’s Spa Book and A Taste of Herbs, and an award-winning designer. Her motto “inspiring gardeners to create” will define her talk on A Taste of Herbs.
We have a wonderful line-up of speakers that you won’t want to miss. So mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 14, at the Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Details and registration information will be emailed and posted on our website in early August at https://www.buncombemastergardener.org/.
Note: Our WNC Gardening Symposium Committee has been working hard to organize this wonderful symposium for you. We are hoping that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be over and we can once again meet for events such as ours.
Article written by Lyndall Noyes-Brownell, Extension Master GardenerSM Volunteer.
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