National Collegiate Landscape Competition

March 14-17, 2018; Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina

The National Collegiate Landscape Competition is an annual three-day competition and networking event for students enrolled in interior and exterior horticulture programs at two- and four-year colleges and universities from across the country. We are very excited that this year's competition will be here in North Carolina at Alamance Community College. As in years past, Hoffman Nursery will sponsor the annual & perennial identification event. We've been involved with this event for several years and continue to marvel at the enthusiasm and interest we see from students. See you there!

Perennial Plant Symposium

July 30-August 3, 2018; Raleigh, North Carolina

The Perennial Plant Symposium is the only yearly symposium devoted entirely to perennials. Enjoy learning about and observing perennials, gardens, retail garden centers and production facilities in the horticulturally vibrant Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina region. 

Join us for days filled with tours, talks, and compelling conversations. It's a chance to learn from experts in the industry and exchange ideas with everyone from nursery owners to landscape architects. Hoffman Nursery will be on the tour, and our team is helping make this a symposium to remember. We hope to see you there!

2018 Speaking of Gardening

August 10-11, 2018; Asheville, NC

Celebrating their 20th year, the Speaking of Gardening Symposium consists of inspiring lectures by renowned plantsmen on creative design, innovative horticulture, and great plants. This two-day symposium includes book signings, plant auctions, sponsor displays, and lunch. Network with professionals & enthusiasts, earn CEU’s, purchase plants and products from sponsors.

Hoffman Nursery's Shannon Currey will give a talk at the symposium on "New Perspectives in Ornamental Grasses." 

11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

September 17-19, 2018; Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, PA

Mark your calendar for the 11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

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