2017 Gardening Symposium
THE URI MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM PRESENTS A GARDENING SYMPOSIUM, SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
Gardening Smart with Spectacular Results
The URI Master Gardener Program is pleased to bring you Gardening Smart with Spectacular Results, a delightful one-day gardening conference designed for those who want to learn more about creating beautiful and sustainable outdoor gardens.
Please join us at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences on URI’s Kingston Campus. The facility is accessible to all and the symposium is open to everyone.
Tickets on sale December 1, 2016 at $65. After February 1, 2017 the price will be $75. Registration closes March 3, 2017.
A limited number of full scholarships are available. Deadline is March 1, 2017. CLICK HERE to apply.
Claudia West: WILD AND NEAT: NATIVE PLANTS THAT BRIDGE THE GAP
KELLY ORZEL: THE ORGANIC KITCHEN GARDEN
TIM BOLAND: TURNING THE TIDE ON INVASIVE PLANTS
Q & A PANEL DISCUSSION
This session is devoted to a lively discussion on issues that gardeners find relevant. Participants submit questions to keynote speakers Claudia West, Kelly Orzel and Tim Boland following each of their presentations. Focus will be on subjects presented throughout the symposium as well as topical areas of expertise for our panelists.
|7:30 – 8:30||Registration & Coffee & Educational Booths|
|8:45 – 9:00||Opening Remarks|
|9:00 – 10:15||Claudia West Wild and Neat: Native Plants That Bridge the Gap|
|10:15 – 10:30||Break | Book Signing|
|10:30 –11:45||Kelly Orzel The Organic Kitchen Garden|
|11:45 –1:00||Lunch / Book Signing / Educational Booths|
|1:00 – 2:15||Tim Boland Turning the Tide on Invasive Plants|
|2:15 – 3:15||Q & A Panel Discussion Claudia West, Kelly Orzel and Tim Boland|
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