EcoLOGICAL Gardening Symposium at the UT Gardens, Knoxville

EcoLOGICAL Gardening Symposium at the UT Gardens, Knoxville


Annual Symposium for Residence Gardeners

The EcoLOGICAL Gardening Symposium will be held March 4, 2023. The event supplies information and encouragement for home gardeners and landscapers. (picture courtesy UT Gardens)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Gardens, Knoxville, is getting ready for the next yearly EcoLOGICAL Gardening Symposium to be held March 4, 2023. The celebration presents inspiration and skill constructing for residence gardeners and landscapers. A silent auction along with five presentations from subject industry experts as nicely as a door prizes, plant giveaways and a tasty domestically prepared lunch will make the celebration just one that no gardener will want to miss.

Subject areas include things like yard layout by Julieta Sherk, PLA, ASLA, operating with water in your landscape by Andrea Ludwig, underutilized indigenous herbaceous perennials by John Manion, the key function of bugs in the backyard by Danae Wolfe, and urban tree care by Sharon Jean-Philippe.

An attendee at previous year’s symposium mentioned they were “focused every single instant. Certainly awesome.” The occasion is committed to (eco)rational methods to gardening and dwelling landscaping in which attendees master from industry experts and community with other people who are passionate about generating their home landscape inviting for creatures of all styles and dimensions.

Pre-registration is expected and can be identified by browsing Registration includes a light-weight breakfast and catered lunch. You need to register by Sunday, February 26, at 11:59 p.m.

For a lot more facts about the symposium or other UT Gardens systems, get to out to UT Gardens’ Education Coordinator Whitney Hale at [email protected]

The UT Gardens encourage many households, children, youth, inexperienced field gurus and learners to enrich their life with natural beauty, much better wellness and a closer link to mother nature just about every day of the calendar year. The mission of the UT Gardens is to teach and cultivate an appreciation of plants by horticultural displays, educational applications and exploration. The UT Gardens characteristic extra than 1,000 woody vegetation below long-phrase observation and 2,000 kinds of herbaceous crops evaluated each year. The Gardens functionality as an outside laboratory, educating and investigation facility, and public gardens, sharing their beauty with a lot more than 50,000 readers annually. Established in 1983 by the UT Institute of Agriculture Division of Plant Sciences, the Gardens are acknowledged as an formal All America Alternatives test web site for analyzing new crops for the ornamental current market, an American Conifer Association and an American Hosta Society reference backyard garden, and a Tennessee qualified arboretum. They are a precious source for household gardeners and landscape specialists.

By way of its land-grant mission of research, teaching and extension, the College of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and gives Authentic. Life. Answers.

–Whitney Hale, UT Gardens