PPA: Virtual Edition
We sure do miss seeing you! But we’d love to stay connected. Let’s do some virtual education and networking this summer! We’re planning educational webinars, happy hours and garden tours for our PPA Family and strategic partners.  Additional virtual events will be announced throughout the summer.
PPA Virtual Edition: New Ways to Communicate
Presented by PPA + GardenComm
June 17, 2020
Webinar 3:00 – 4:45 PM EST
*Happy Hour 5:15 – 6:00 PM EST

Five speakers will give quick 15-minute presentations on communication and marketing ideas to use during this – well, shall we say unusual spring and summer!? They are doing things in ways they’ve never done before and want to share them with you. Jump online, invite your team, and learn from some of the best. Be sure to stay for the end - we’ll finish up with a private garden tour!
  • Jessica DeGraaf, Proven Winners
  • C.L. Fornari, The Garden Lady
  • Jennifer Polanz, Green Profit & Inside Grower
  • Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Write for You! & GardenComm President
  • David Wilson, Overdevest Nurseries

Click here to register. Are you a GardenComm Member? Contact info@gardencomm.org for your member discount code.

Click here for the event flyer.

PPA Virtual Edition: Best of the Best Perennials: 5 Experts Choose their Favorite Perennial Plant of the Year® Winners
Presented by PPA +Fine Gardening
Sponsored by Creek Hill Nursery
June 24, 2020
Webinar 3:00 – 4:45 PM EST
*Happy Hour 5:15 – 6:00 PM EST

We can’t think of anything we’d rather do than talk about plants with people who love talking about plants! Let’s visit five plant lovers as they talk about their top five favorite Perennial Plant of the Year® winners. How do they use them? Maintain them? What is the best feature? Pros and novices can get a PPOY tour from their device and walk away with a refreshing dose of plant knowledge. Plus, a cool final session with a virtual tour of the PPOY display garden at Hoffie Nursery!
  • Steve Aitken, Fine Gardening
  • Richard Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Holly Scoggins, AmericanHort
  • Paul Westervelt, Saunders Brothers, Inc.
  • Allyson Hoffmeyer, Hoffie Nursery, Inc.

Click here to register.

Click here for the event flyer.


*After each education session, grab your favorite beverage and join us for a virtual Happy Hour. We’ll limit the Happy Hours to 20 folks (to allow for actual conversation) and have structured discussion lead by a facilitator and some of the presenters.

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