Mid-Atlantic Regional


2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium


Perennially Inspired!

 February 16, 2019

The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt 

Baltimore, MD


Registration for this event is closed.


The Perennial Plant Association and the Horticultural Society of Maryland present another fabulous one-day program with five horticulture experts, providing great inspiration for home and professional gardeners. Learn about gardening practices and exchange experiences with your plant-loving peers.




NIGEL DUNNETT is Professor of Planting Design, Urban Horticulture and Vegetation Technology at England's University of Sheffield. He will present "Creating and Maintaining High-impact, Low-impact Landscapes Using Designed Plant Communities."


CHING-FANG CHEN, project manager and landscape architect for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Her topic, "New Aesthetics for Public Parks."


NICK MCCULLOUGH, plantsman and owner of a landscape nursery company in Johnstown, Ohio and a former PPA Young Professional, will discuss "Inside the Design: Executing the Vision."


DEAN DIETRICK is a horticulturist at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA. He will present his list of go-to garden worthy plants in his talk, "Plants that Perform".


DAVID MATTERN, assistant horticulturist at Chanticleer who has worked at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden and West Dean Gardens in England, will talk about "Containers that Create Spaces." 



One CEU for each session available from APLD - Association of Professional Landscape Designers.




$105 for current PPA and HSM Members; $125 if purchased by February 1


$125 for Non-Members; $145, if purchased after February 1


Deadline for registration is February 9. No registrations at the door. Go to the HSM website for more details and to register.


Visit www.mdhorticulture.org or call 410-821-5561.


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