2019 Piedmont Landscape Association Annual Seminar
Live Events | 02/7/2019 | 8:00AM - 5:00PM
The Piedmont Landscape Association hosts an annual seminar (formerly called the Central Virginia Landscape Management Seminar) every February. This event strives to bring gardening enthusiasts and landscape professionals together in an educational setting.
Lecture (Morning): Woodland Treasures
John will discuss a selection of the many rare, unusual and beautiful woodland plants which he grows at Edgewood in Pennsylvania. The presentation will highlight genera including Trillium, Galanthus, Cyclamen, Corydalis, Hepatica, Erythronium, Epimedium and Arisaema, members of which are suitable for a variety of conditions from dry shade to vernally moist sunlit woodland edges.
Teri Dunn Chace| Author and Lecturer
Lecture (Morning): Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods and Fruit
Teri’s talk finds strangeness and fascination in the seeds of plants as familiar as oaks and dandelions, and as curious as figs and hellebores. View the gorgeous photographs by Robert Llewellyn (she will explain his “image-stacking” technique).
Lecture (Afternoon): Dealing with Climate Change in Your Landscape
Climate change is here and it is impacting our landscapes – increased flooding, more frequent droughts, more extreme weather events and increasing temperatures. Want to help fight climate change at home? Kimberly will discuss how the plants you choose and the landscape practices you use can help reduce the impacts of climate change and improve the environment around you.
Brie Arthur | Lecturer
Lecture (Afternoon): The Foodscaspe Revolution- Foodscaping with Natives
Brie taps into her more than a decade worth of experience as a grower and propagator to discuss how the use of native edible plants in the landscape can aid in ecological restoration. She will explore how this type of purposeful design coupled with adaptive management practices is more important than ever as concerns of climate, water quality, and invasive plants increase.
To learn more about the speakers and their lecture topics visit www.piedmontlandsacpe.org for details.
Registration is open now through the event date. “Early Bird” discounts run through 1/11/2019 followed by “Advance” sales between 1/12/19 to 2/1/18. Afterwards, all other dates will be charged full admission rates. All ticket sales are final.
Early Bird pricing through 1/11/2019:
$50.00 – PLA Member
$75.00 – Non-members
Advance sale pricing from 1/12/2019 to 2/1/2019:
$60.00 – PLA Member
$85.00 – Non-members
$85.00 – PLA Member
$95.00 – Non-members
To become a member and save on your tickets visit: https://www.piedmontlandscape.org/membership.html
Continuing Education Credits Available for: ASLA, VNLA & ISA. Check the website for more details.
The Piedmont Landscape Association (PLA) has served central Virginia for over 30 years. Our mission is to unite all landscape-related professionals (i.e. gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, extension agents, arborist, designers, etc.); encourage members to maintain the highest standards of business ethics; provide our members with reliable information and educational programs; offer opportunities for networking; and provide service to the community through volunteer projects, scholarships and educational programs.
For more information on the Piedmont Landscape Association please visit us at www.piedmontlandscape.org.