Tony's 2020 Speaking Schedule

Event: Green & Growin' 20

Host: NC Nursery and Landscape Association

Presentation Date/Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2020   Keynote speaker - 8:00 am to 9:15 am.
Program: Plant Exploration and Conservation

Contact Person: Rick Lawhun

Location: Koury Center, Greensboro, NC 

Event: NC State Perennials Class

Presentation Date/Time: Monday, February 3, 2020   10:15 am to 11:30 am
Program: Perennials

Contact Person: Ben Bergmann

Location: NC State University

Event: NCSU Osher Program

Host: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Presentation Date/Time: Monday, February 24, 2020   10:45 am to 12:15 pm
Program: Southeastern Native Plants - Myths and Realities

Contact Person: Kimberly Little

Location: NC State McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St #225, Raleigh, NC 27606

Event: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Host: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Presentation Date/Time: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Program: To Be Determined

Contact Person: Adam Levine

Location: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Event: Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

Host: JC Raulston Arboretum

Presentation Date/Time: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Program: Gardening with a Bunch of Pricks - Hardy Cactus for NC Gardens

Contact Person: Chris Glenn

Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Event: Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons Lecture Series

Host: Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

Presentation Date/Time: Sunday, April 5, 2020   2:00 pm
Program: My Favorite 100 Perennials

Contact Person: Bettina Benson

Location: Bridgehampton Community House, 2368 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Event: Southern Garden History Society Annual Meeting

Host: Southern Garden History Society

Presentation Date/Time: Friday, April 24, 2020   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Program: Reflections on Design - Our History and other Trends

Contact Person: Dean Norton

Location: Mount Vernon, VA

Event: Delaware Center for Horticulture Rare Plant Auction

Host: Delaware Center for Horticulture

Presentation Date/Time: Saturday, April 25, 2020   7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Program: Rare Plant Auction

Contact Person: 

Location: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Event: Southeastern Plant Symposium

Host: Juniper Level Botanic Garden and JC Raulston Arboretum

Presentation Date/Time: Friday, June 12, 2020 to Saturday, June 13, 2020
Program: To Be Determined

Contact Person: JCRA

Location: Raleigh, NC - To Be Determined

Event: Murabilia Flower Show


Presentation Date/Time: Friday, September 4, 2020 to Sunday, September 6, 2020

Contact Person: Dr. Alberto Grossi

Location: Lucca, Italy

Event: Johnston County Master Gardeners Symposium

Host: Johnston County Master Gardeners

Presentation Date/Time: Saturday, September 26, 2020 11:00 am
Program: Shhh…let’s talk dirty! Soils are the foundation of growing healthy, happy plants, yet few people take time to study what the world below ground, so let’s dig in and explore.

Contact Person: MarJean Telke

Location: Johnston County Agriculture Center, Smithfield, NC