The Massachusetts Master Gardener Association has announced that its 2019 Gardening Symposium will be held on Saturday, September 28, at the Westford Academy, 30 Patten Rd., in Westford, MA.
Titled “Inspiration for Next Year’s Garden,” the horticultural event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
According to their published information, they have assembled a group of horticulturists and garden designers whose innovative work is widely recognized.
In addition to their presentations, the speakers will be available to meet-and-greet participants during breaks and for book signing. Gardeners of all levels of experience, from novices to Master Gardeners, are encouraged to attend.
The four award-winning U.S. and international speakers include:
Fergus Garrett ~ The head gardener at Great Dixter House & Gardens, in East Sussex, England, considered the “horticultural heir” to legendary designer Christopher Lloyd.
Jacqueline van der Kloet ~ The Dutch garden designer and Piet Oudolf associate, who designed Martha Stewart’s iconic 120,000 blue-bulb linden allée.
Paul Zammit ~ Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden, gardening columnist and Perennial Plant Association award-winner.
Matt Mattus ~ Award-winning plantsman, blogger and author of the newly-published hardcover book, “Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening.”
Early Bird pricing for the Symposium is $85.00 per person through August 17, and $100.00 per person afterwards while space is available. The fee includes all lectures, admission to the Garden Marketplace and Silent Auction, a box lunch and complimentary parking.
For complete details and to register, be sure to visit www.MassMasterGardeners.org.