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Dec 2, 2020
PPA Schedules Winter Virtual Symposium

The Perennial Plant Association recently announced that the Central and Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposia have joined forces to present a Winter Virtual Symposium on Feb. 12, 2021, titled “Perennial Professionals: At Work and Play” in partnership with The Maryland Society of Horticulture and The Morton Arboretum.

Join six industry-leading professionals as they talk about their favorite work developments and then give a virtual tour of their private home gardens. Attendees can participate in chats and polls, and ask questions throughout the event to stay engaged. A happy hour will follow the presentations to allow for further topic discussion and networking.

The following speakers are scheduled for the Winter Virtual Symposium:

  • Angela Treadwell-Palmer, founder and co-owner, Plants Nouveau LLC
  • Hans Hansen, director of new plant development, Walters Gardens Inc.
  • Kelly D. Norris, author and plantsman, Gardens by Kelly Productions
  • Jessica Walliser, horticulturist and Author and Founder of
  • Danielle Sherry, executive editor, Fine Gardening Magazine
  • Paul Westervelt, chief of container operations, Saunders Brothers

The Winter Virtual Symposium will take place online from 9:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST on Feb. 12, 2021. Registration for this event is now open at Limited tickets are available for the happy hour and there are reduced rates for members of PPA, The Horticultural Society of Maryland, and The Morton Arboretum. 


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