Walters Gardens Hosting Perennial Event in June

Walters Gardens Hosting Perennial Event in June

Walters Gardens 2018 Trials featureWalters Gardens in Zeeland, MI, is hosting a Perennial Expo on June 20, 2019, that will feature a review of new perennials, grower educational sessions, and new updates in varieties and marketing from Proven Winners.

The day will begin with keynote speaker Tony Avent, a seasoned hybridizer, plant collector, and owner of Plant Delights Nursery, a mail order company specializing in unique and interesting perennials. Avent is well-known as a speaker and a writer in the horticulture industry.


Following Avent’s talk, guests will be divided into breakout sessions with a walking tour of new perennials, Proven Winners marketing efforts, and a focused presentation on perennial production. New this year will be an extended lunch in the Display Gardens, serviced by local food trucks, with time allotted for self guided tours.

After the breakout sessions, there will be focused choose-your-own workshops (to be announced the day of) led by various Walters Gardens staff. The day will conclude with the option of facility tours or refreshments in the Display Gardens.

RSVP to the event at or call 800-925-8377 to reserve a spot.