Perennial Plant Conference

Friday, October 17, 2014

Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College


October 17, 2014

Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College

Speakers include:

ALLEN BUSH has been with Jelitto Perennial Seeds since 1995, currently as Director of Special Projects, providing public relations, working with domestic seed producers and searching for potential new varieties around the world.

WHITNEY CRANSHAW is Professor and Extension Specialist of Entomology at Colorado State University.

ANNIE GUILFOYLE is an award-winning garden designer based in the United Kingdom. She is currently Garden Design Director at KLC School of Design and serves as Garden Course Coordinator at West Dean College in West Sussex.

LUCY HARDIMAN is Principal of Perennial Partners, a garden design collaborative, distinguished by innovative hardscape, playful planting design and creative approaches to problem-solving.

BERND HERTLE is the Head of the Weihenstephan Gardens, having served in that role since 2006.

THOMAS RAINER is a registered landscape architect, teacher and writer living in Washington, DC. He is Associate Principal with Rhodeside & Harwell. Thomas is a passionate advocate of an ecologically expressive design aesthetic that does not imitate nature, but rather, interprets it.






Conference Highlights

  • 6 CEU for ASLA
  • 6 CEU for APLD
  • Approved for the following PA pesticide credits: 06-Ornamental and Shade Trees, 18 - Demonstration and Research, and 23 - Park/School Pest Control
  • Internationally and nationally renowned garden lecturers.
  • Opportunities to interact with fellow gardening professionals and enthusiasts

  • Book sales include autograph sessions with authors


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