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

Save the date: February 14, 15, 16, 2018

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

Tree Care

Returning in 2018

Look at how tree populations are changing and consider new approaches to adaptable species. Examine how to ensure best selection, planting, pruning, and maintenance practices, and updates on the effect of changing climates on insect outbreaks.

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

Returning in 2018

Join us for this forum, where we examine connections:  how, by reconnecting urban populations to the places in which they live, work and play, landscape design can revive communities. We look at how plants form connections in nature, and how those communities can be replicated in designed spaces to form engaging, durable, and beautiful landscapes.

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