Atlanta, Ga. – The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced final details of the 14th Southern Plant Conference, scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, during SNA 2015, at Atlanta's Georgia International Convention Center (GICC).
Sixteen of the industry's top plant experts are slated to share their knowledge and expertise during this eight-hour conference. Don Shadow, SNA past president and internationally recognized plantsman, will moderate the fast-paced sessions featuring an impressive list of authors, botanical garden directors, garden communicators, landscape designers, professors, researchers, and world travelers – all with the goal of expanding knowledge and use of new and improved plants for the landscape.
The conference, sponsored by HIP Labels and Plant Development Services (PDSI), provides a platform for the grower, landscaper and retailer to come together for a glimpse of new plants coming to market.
The 2015 speaker lineup and sessions include:
Brie Arthur, Growing a Greener World, Fuquay-Varina, N.C. – Foodscaping
Dr. Andrew Bell, Curator, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill – Windy City Winners
Talon Buchholz, Buchholz & Buchholz Nursery, Gaston, Ore. – Maple Introductions from Buchholz Nursery