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.

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!

Winter Symposium and CVNLA Short Course

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

Coming in February 2017!

Tree Care Symposium

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

Coming in spring 2017!