REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
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A GARDEN EXISTS
ON MANY LEVELS, from the plants and flowers that we see, to the
undulating and hard-working life that abounds in the soil. By
understanding this, you can enhance your personal green space and
make it thrive. Whether you are first beginning your time in the
dirt, or have been digging for years, this symposium will help you
identify what you wish to convey in your garden and how to make it
If you wish to attract birds and butterflies,
you should provide nourishment for them. If you hope to capture and
protect the greatest of resources, water, you will discover that a
rain garden can be functional and beautiful. If you crave serenity,
you can learn techniques and strategies about Far Eastern gardens
that create tranquility. If you need new design ideas, you can
freshen up your space with naturalistic plantings. And if you ever
wondered whether or not plants have special benefits, they do! Our
experts will bring all of these ideas to vivid life for you to shape
in your garden.
limited to 400 registrants. Pre-registration is required. Because
DHS frequently sells out, please register early to avoid
disappointment. Checks should be made payable to DHS XXXIII and
mailed with the registration form.
There will be no refunds after March
1. For general information,
questions may be emailed to:
Check-in at the
Symposium Registration table will be 7:45 – 8:50 a.m. (with coffee
and refreshments). The last talk will end at 4:40 p.m.
The Symposium will
be held at the Davidson College Knobloch Campus Center (207 Faculty
Drive). The campus, also an active arboretum, is 19 miles north of
Charlotte, off I-77 at Exit 30, and about 12 miles west of I-85 when
coming from Exit 55/NC 73 West. Local accommodations include the
Davidson Village Inn (704.892.8044), The Cedars B&B (704.765.4930)
and the Homewood Suites (704.987.1818). Mention the Symposium for
special room rates.
Illustration by Robin Wilgus