From trade shows and conferences to plant tours and symposia, there’s an event this month for everyone.
July 9 to 12: Cultivate’16 “The New Now”
Cultivate is the largest, all-industry event in North America with keynote presentations and 8 acres of trade show space.
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Contact Info and Admission/Registration: www.cultivate16.org
July 20 to 23: Cullowhee Native Plant Conference
The purpose of the Cullowhee Conference is to increase interest in and knowledge of propagating and preserving native southeastern plant species in the landscape. Both professionals and laypersons will gain valuable knowledge from the informative fieldtrips, lectures and workshops.
Location: Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina
Sponsor(s): North Carolina Native Plant Society, New Moon Nursery, Mt. Cuba Center Inc.
Contact Info and Admission/Registration: www.wcu.edu/engage/community-resources/conferences-and-community-classes/the-cullowhee-native-plant-conference
July 25 to August 5: 2016 Michigan Garden Plant Tour Conference
The 2016 Michigan Garden Plant Tour Conference is a free, coordinated open house of young plant producers of ornamentals and Michigan State University. The objective is to educate growers and industry professionals about new and existing plant selections and how they perform in different settings. Greenhouse growers, landscapers, garden center operators, and nurserymen are invited to visit each of these participating tour sites during the two-week period.
Location: Various tour stops throughout Michigan
Sponsor(s): Various Michigan plant producers; Michigan State University
Contact Info and Admission/Registration: http://planttour.hrt.msu.edu