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Plant-O-Rama: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, Hosted by Metro Hort Group & Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn, NY
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THIS YEAR'S THEME: NATIVE PLANTS IN MODERN GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES
HORTICULTURE SYMPOSIUM IN BBG AUDITORIUM AT 9AM AND 1PM:
-DESIGNING FOR PLACE: Merging Art & Ecology in Regional Landscapes
Speaker: Darrel Morrison, FASLA, a longtime advocate of using native vegetation in landscape and restoration work, former Dean of the Schl. of Environmental Design at the Univ. of GA. He continues to design and teaches part-time at Columbia University in NY.
-PLANT COMMUNITIES FOR HEALTHY GARDENS
Speaker: Roy Diblik discusses underutilized native plants and communities that have great functional and aesthetic value for gardens.  Roy will also talk about his "know maintenance" approach to planting and maintaining mixed borders used at Northwind Perennial Farm in Burlington, WI, recently featured in Martha Stewart Living.
-CONNECTING COMMUNITIES: A Discussion of the Role of Native Plants in Today's Urban Landscape with panelists Darrel Morrison; Roy Diblik; Uli Lorimer, curator of BBG's Native Flora Garden; and Jody Payne, curator of NYBG's Native Plant and Rock Gardens.

PALM HOUSE TRADE SHOW: 9 AM -4 PM
FREE admission all day. 50 exhibitors representing the NYC metro region's premier specialty nurseries and wholesale growers, pottery distributors, horticultural suppliers, public gardens, and greening organizations. Exhibitor list in formation  check www.metrohort.org for updates.

PLEASE NOTE: CHOOSE ONLY 1 OF THE 2 SESSIONS BY CLICKING THE DROPDOWN ARROW IN THE BOX BELOW AND HIGHLIGHTING EITHER THE 9AM OR 1PM SESSION.
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden (View)
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
United States


Categories

Other > Green

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Tiffany B.
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn , NY United States
Jan 28, 2013 9:14 AM
David M.
NYCDPR
Shrub Oak, NY United States
Jan 28, 2013 8:06 AM
Mike M.
New York Restoration Project
Brooklyn, NY United States
Jan 28, 2013 8:06 AM
Diana R.
self-employed
New York, NY United States
Jan 28, 2013 7:16 AM
Betty A.
Cheswick.com
Bernardsville, NJ United States
Jan 28, 2013 7:13 AM
Craig S.
CD Snoke Design
NY, NY United States
Jan 28, 2013 7:11 AM

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