Friday Seminars

10:15 - 11:30am
(Exec. Aud.)   Hugh Conlon
Autumn Blooming Plants

Autumn leaves are not the only source of late season color. Retired UT Ornamental Specialist Hugh Conlon will present over 40 spectacular autumn blooming plants for our area

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11:45 - 1:00pm
(Exec. Aud.)  Dr. Sue Hamilton
Designing with Iris

Don’t relegate Iris to rock gardens. Join Dr. Sue Hamilton, retired director of UT Gardens, Knoxville, as she highlights how to create unforgettable companion plantings with Iris throughout the landscape.

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11:45 - 1:00pm

(Room 103) Karen Handel
Floral Design Workshop

Karen Handel, a floral designer at VT Hahn Garden, will demonstrate the construction of a crescent design for both beginner and advanced students to make and take. No prior experience necessary. Cost $15.

Class limited to 25. To pre-register, send check to WCMG Classes, 234 W. Valley St., Abingdon, VA 24210

Deadline to mail – April 4, 2020


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2:30 - 4:00pm

(Exec. Aud.) Ellen Reynolds
Lavender and other Mediterranean Herbs

Do you kill lavender every time? Mediterranean plants need special amendments to thrive in red clay. Ellen Reynolds of Beagle Ridge Herb Farm will discuss the basics of successfully growing lavender and other Mediterranean herbs.