Schedule and Location
Registration is closed! Saturday, February 4, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Fees and Registration
Fee includes light morning refreshments, a buffet lunch, and all program materials.
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Perennials for a Changing Future.’ Some of the best writers and creative plantsmen in the business will be here, and you’re invited to listen, learn, and ask questions. Meet well-known authors, discover great plants, and get ideas and inspiration for the 2017 growing season.
C. Colston Burrell, Redefining Right Plant/Right Place: A Gardeners Ecology
Roy Diblik, The Concepts Behind the "Know Maintenance" Perennial Gardening
Jeff Epping, Gravel Gardening
Irvin Etienne, Getting Beyond the Bloom: Plants with Great Foliage
Michael Heger, Perennials for Cold Climates
The program will be held at the beautiful 1,700-acre grounds of The Morton Arboretum, a world-renowned tree museum and center of research on tree science and tree care.
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 150
Registration is closed! Please call the registrar at 630-719-2468 if you have any questions.