2020 Adventures in Gardening

The 15th Annual Joy of Gardening Symposium was held on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg, SC. The following is an outline of the speakers and topics.

Opening Keynote by Christopher Woods Gardenlust - A Botanical Tour of the World's Best New Gardens

Session A

  1. Betty Montgomery: Hydrangeas - How to Grow, Cultivate and Enjoy

  2. Paul Thompson: Organic Pest Management in the Vegetable Garden

  3. Jennifer Ceska: Removing Invasives and Thugs, and Resetting the Land Toward Diversity

Session B

  1. LayLa Burgess: Straw Bale Gardening - Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers

  2. Andrew Lazenby: Native Plant Neighbors - Spyder Lilies of Landsford Canal and Schweinitz's Sunflowers of Rock Hill Blackjacks Heritage Preserve

  3. Andrea Sprott: Wing Haven - Plants Making Year-Round Bird Sanctuary in Urban Setting

Closing Keynote by Jennifer Ceska Layering Native Plants into Home Gardens