The 12th Annual Joy of Gardening Symposium was held on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at the Baxter Hood Center in Rock Hill.  The following is an outline of the speakers and topics.

Opening Keynote by Brie Arthur The Foodscape Revolution

Session A
1.  Brie ArthurGrowing Heirloom Tomatoes in the South
2.  Paul ThompsonLoving Your Young Landscape Trees
3.  Dr. Jennifer M TsurudaNative Bees in the Garden

Session B
1.  Dr. Jennifer M TsurudaTo Bee or Not to Bee: Is Beekeeping for You?
2.  Rebecca TurkCut Flower Gardening
3.  Carrie WinterAn Iris for Every Season

Closing Keynote by Rebecca Turk 
Moore Farms Botanical Garden