Perennial Plant Conference

Friday, October 16, 2015

Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College


October 16, 2015

Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College

Speakers include:

Jimi Blake is the noted Irish horticulturist, teacher and plantsman who first came into prominence in the 1990s as the head gardener of the historic Airfield Garden in Dundrum, Co Dublin.

Bill Hendricks has been the President of Klyn Nurseries, Inc. since 1987.


Nick McCullough is an APLD-certified designer, who has won numerous awards including the Young Professional of the Year from the Perennial Plant Association.

Thomas Woltz is the owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. He was named the Design Innovator of the Year by the Wall Street Journal Magazine in 2013.


Paul Zammit a graduate of the University of Guelph in Canada, is the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.


Catherine Zimmerman is a filmmaker and sustainable landscape designer based in the Washington, DC area.






Conference Highlights

  • Talks by noted horticulturalists and designers
  • Free admission to co-sponsoring institution gardens October 17-18
  • LACES and APLD credits have been applied for


Conference Co-Sponsors

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