Foothills Ornamental Production Workshop

Feb. 21, 2019; Morganton, NC

Hosted by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, this annual workshop provides updated information on ornamental plants, production practices, and pest identification and control for the nursery and landscape industry in the Southeastern US. Hoffman Nursery's Shannon Currey joins the workshop speaking on "New Perspectives in Ornamental Grasses." Find out how demands for more sustainable landscapes and native grasses are driving breeding efforts and shaping the market. 

Lahr Symposium and Native Plant Sale

March 30, 2019; U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C.

The 33rd Annual Lahr Symposium at the U.S. National Arboretum is a spring highlight for plant professionals and enthusiasts. This year's symposium, Native Plants: Advancing Our Dialogue with Nature, includes presentations from Hoffman Nursery's Shannon Currey, Colston Burrell of Native Landscape Design and Restoration, and Dr. Aaron Floden of the Missouri Botanical Gardens. 

The presentations are followed by concurrent sessions that will engage and enlighten, too. The Friends of the National Arboretum host a native plant sale that will remind everyone why buying plants is a special kind of joy!


July 13-16, 2019; Columbus, OH

It's become the biggest, and everyone's invited to this horticultural party! Join us at Cultivate'19 for days filled with presentations, networking, and great conversations. We'll be there in booth 3013 with our team.

Bill Hall, our Head Grower, will share the stage for the presentation, Perennial Production: Better Baptisia and Problem-Free PanicumBaptisia and Panicum are bright stars among native North American perennials. Both are beautiful, strong, and resilient in the landscape, but each poses challenges for growers. Bill, along with Laura Robles from Walters Gardens, will help you finish your best crops ever. Join them for this informative talk on Sunday, July 14 from 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM. 

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