Culture Connect Featured Event

Garden Conference
Ticket Price: Early registration fee $80 (by March 9); registration fee $90 after March 9 and for walk-ins
For Tickets, Contact: Organization
University of Connecticut Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

UConn Garden Conference March 16, 2012, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Storrs, CT.  Website

This conference offers exciting educational opportunities for home gardeners at all interest levels - from the casual gardener to the garden enthusiast to the Advanced Master Gardener. It also gives you an opportunity to hear and talk to nationally renowned authorities on various aspects of garden design, maintenance, and plant selection.

The 2012 UConn Garden Conference features an exciting lineup of top national speakers and local experts, including:
•    Award winning author of Bringing Nature Home Doug Tallamy, speaking on Why We Should Use Native Plants
•    Kerry Ann Mendez, owner of Perennially Yours, speaking on Embracing Change as an Opportunity for More Beautiful Gardens
•    TV and Radio Host Charlie Nardozzi, talking about Growing an Edible Landscape in Your Yard
•    Ball Horticulture's plant expert Mitch Rand, reviewing the Old and New Annuals for 2012
•    Garden Writer Jo Ann Gardner, speaking on Herbs, the New Ornamentals
This all-day conference offers valuable educational opportunities for gardeners of all levels from the casual to the Advanced Master Gardener.


Program and registration information, including online registration is now available at

Contact Richard McAvoy, 860-486-0627; email


Venue Information
University of Connecticut
626 Gilbert Road Extension
, CT
1 860-486-0627
Presenting Organization
University of Connecticut
1 860-486-6448