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
Gardening with Purpose and Passion

February 14, 15, 16, 2018

Three days of horticultural excellence for green-industry professionals and seasoned gardeners. On Wednesday and Thursday of this annual symposium, explore with green industry colleagues ideas about how we bring plants together to create more purposeful designs that deliver ecologically sensitive and sublimely beautiful environments. Friday is devoted to Pesticide Applicator Recertification.

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Tree Care Symposium:
Practices to Ensure Great Trees

Save the Date: March 22

This symposium looks at practices that ensure that trees reach a healthy maturity and a long life span.

Registration opens February 1

Natural Connections
Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching and Learning

March 14, 15, 16, 2018

This three-day collaborative conference provides valuable professional development opportunities for PreK-6th grade educator’s, administrators, and pre-service teachers.

Registration opens mid-January

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