Symposia and Seminars

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden presents symposia featuring presentations by nationally-recognized experts addressing cutting-edge topics in planning, design, and theory in the natural world.  Professional credits for recertification are available for most.  See individual descriptions for details.

Winter Symposium and CVNLA Short Course - February 10-12, 2016

Three days of horticultural excellence for green-industry professionals and seasoned gardeners. Friday, February 12 is devoted to Pesticide Applicator Recertification.

Registration opens December 1st!

Tree Care Symposium "Getting to Big Trees: Practices for Life Stages" - March 10-11, 2016

Best practices for planning, selecting, planting and caring for trees for green industry professionals and seasoned gardeners.

Registration opens December 1st!

A Day of (Digital) Photography in the Garden

Nationally recognized photographers present a full day of demonstrations, workshops, and lectures for digital SLR enthusiasts.

Coming September 24, 2016!

Making Beauty Sustainable: The Charles F. Gillette Forum on Landscape Design

A biennial symposium on the most current topics in landscape design theory and practice.

Coming November 3 and 4, 2016!