UConn’s Perennial Plant Conference In March

The University of Connecticut is sponsoring the annual Perennial Plant Conference–A Conference For The Professional Horticulturist. The conference will be held at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus on Thursday, March 11.

The all-day educational conference will address a wide range of topics focusing on herbaceous perennial production, sustainable landscape design and retail marketing. Topics were selected to appeal to professional landscapers and designers, nursery and greenhouse producers, and garden center retailers. Two concurrent educational sessions will feature nationally recognized speakers from both industry and academia.

A pre-registration fee of $80 per person is due by March 4. The fee is $90 per person for late registration and walk-ins. Checks are payable to the University of Connecticut and can be sent to:

Donna Ellis
University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1390 Storrs Road, Unit 4163
Storrs, CT 06269-4163.

Included with your registration are an information packet, lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, free parking and an opportunity to meet speakers and purchase autographed books from the Perennial Plant Conference bookstore. Three pesticide recertification credits will be offered for attendees from Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

For more information, e-mail Donna Ellis at donna.ellis@uconn.edu or visit Hort.uconn.edu.

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