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Tony's 2018 Speaking Schedule

Group: NC Nursery and Landscape Association New Plant Forum

Presentation Date/Time: Jan. 16, 9:30-11:30 am
Location: Koury Center, Greensboro, NC
Contact Person/Phone: NCNLA
Program: New Introductions 10-15 min. 

Group: SC Nursery and Landscape Association

Presentation Date/Time: Feb 1, 3-4 pm
Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC
Contact Person/Phone: Donna Foster (scplant@bellsouth.net)
Program: Creating Landscapes with Year Round Interest – Moving Past Mow and Blow Design to engage and inspire the customer through the use of creative design, interesting plants, and sustainable placement.

Group: Davidson County Gardener Symposium

Presentation Date/Time: Feb 8, 1:30 pm (snow date Feb 15)
Location: Center United Methodist Church, Welcome, NC (near Lexington)
Contact Person/Phone: Julie Dayvault 336-243-5427
Program: Perennials combination of shade and sun, best performing perennials.
Other Speakers: Pearl Fryar

Group: Garden Club of Virginia Daffodil Show

Presentation Date/Time: March 28, 11 am lecture, Noon-1 pm lunch
Location: John Marshall Hotel, Downtown Richmond, VA
Contact Person/Phone: Karen Cauthen Ellsworth 804-644-7776
Program: Surround Yourself with Shady Characters – Creating and Maintaining a Woodland Garden

Group: JC Raulston Arboretum

Presentation Date/Time: Thursday April 12: 730pm
JC Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh NC
Contact Person/Phone:
Chris Glenn (919) 513-700
A Crack Epidemic…Keeping Crevice-Loving Plants High and Dry Using Recycled Concrete


Group: Fagus Garden Club, UK

Presentation Date/Time: May 21, 7:30-9:30 pm
Nailsea, UK
Contact Person/Phone:
Wendy Mappin (wendymappin@yahoo.co.uk)
So Many Plants, So Little Time

Group: Bath Garden Club, Bath, UK

Presentation Date/Time: May 22, 7:30-9:30 pm
 Bath, UK
Contact Person/Phone:
Derry Watkins (derry@specialplants.net)
So Many Plants, So Little Time

Group: American Conifer Society

Presentation Date/Time: Friday June 15, 2018, pm talk after dinner
Embassy Suites, Cary, NC
Contact Person/Phone: 
Jeff Harvey (jeff@dirtdawgnursery.com)
Landscaping for Plant Collectors

Group: Cincinnati Zoo and Gardens

Presentation Date/Time: Thursday August 30, 8-5 pm, social after
Cincinnati, OH
Contact Person/Phone:
 My Favorite Perennials, Plant Exploration in China
Other Speakers: Bobbie Schwartz, Andrew Bunting, Greg Paige, Steve Foltz


Group: Manning SC Garden Club

Presentation Date/Time: Oct 10, 2018
Location: Manning SC, just below Florence (2 hr 45 min)
Contact Person/Phone: Ginny Honea 828.231.6439 (vah0447@gmail.com)
Program: TBD