Fall Garden Seminar

Saturday, August 27

8:30 am through lunch

Alabama Veterans Museum

114 W Pryor St, Athens, AL 35611

$35 includes lunch

– Please register to join.

Questions? Call 334-821-5148

The Plant Something Alabama Fall Garden Seminar will present information useful to ornamental gardeners from beginners to masters. We’ll share sessions on:
  • choosing the right plant for the space
  • identifying and treating plant pests and diseases
  • new and trending ornamental plants from your favorite brands including Southern Living, Proven Winners, Darwin Perennials, and Star Roses
  • plants and door prizes for participants to win
8:30 am On-site registration begins (pre-register online for quicker check-in)
9:00 am Welcome – Harvey Cotten
9:15 am Review of Ornamental Gardening Basics – Dr. Brian Brown, ACES REA
9:45 am Ornamental Plant Pests and Diseases – Dr. James Jacobi, ACES Specialist
10:15 am Break
10:30 am What’s New and Trending in Branded Ornamental Plants – Kip McConnell, Dr. Allen Owings, Shane Pack, and Davy Wright
12:00 pm Lunch*
*The event will conclude with a catered lunch where participants can enjoy lively conversation with local garden retailers, growers, speakers, and fellow plant enthusiasts. Please register by 8/20 to reserve your lunch.
Speakers include:
Harvey Cotten – Garden Writer, Designer, & Consultant
Dr. Brian Brown – Regional Extension Agent
Dr. Jim Jacobi – Extension Specialist
Dr. Allen Owings – Bracy’s Nursery
Kip McConnell – Southern Living
Shane Pack – Pack’s Nursery
Davy Wright – Wright’s Nursery & Greenhouse

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Proven Winners – Darwin Perennials – Southern Living Plant Collection – Star Roses and Plants