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Perennial Plant Conference

October 19, 2018 @ 3:00 am - 12:00 pm

$99 – $129

This popular day-long conference is hosted in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania, an area with a rich garden history. The conference covers a variety of topics of interest to horticulturists and avid gardeners. This conference is co-sponsored by Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.

Featured speakers and topics this year are: Tom Coward on Gravetye Manor; Rebecca McMackin on Brooklyn Bridge Park; Lisa Roper on the evolution of Chanticleer’s Gravel Garden; Kelly Dodson, Sue Milliken, and Paul Westervelt with perennial-focused plant talks; and Nigel Dunnett on creating long-season “low input/high impact” gardens.

Included in your registration packet will be a FREE weekend admission pass to Chanticleer and Longwood Gardens for the weekend following the conference. To receive a brochure, please contact Longwood Gardens at (610) 388-5454 or visit No phone registrations please.


October 19, 2018
3:00 am - 12:00 pm
$99 – $129
Event Category:


Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Longwood Gardens
Pennsylvania Horticulture Society
Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Chapter


Lang Performing Arts Center
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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