Talk: The New Perennial Movement & Why it Matters
Venue: Hahn Horticulture Garden (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Event Types: Speaking Engagements
Cost:
Friends of the Garden and Students: $5.00
General Public: $15.00

Description:
Join the Hahn Horticulture Garden on the evening of February 6, 2019 for a talk titled "The New Perennial Movement & Why it Matters".

Paul Westervelt is the Annual and Perennial Production Manager for Saunders Brothers, Inc. since 2004. Paul's talk will cover the perennial counter movement that embraces a more natural look and a different pallet of plants while creating beneficial habitat and food for pollinators.

Paul grew up in Winchester, Virginia across from a multi-acre Oehme van Sweden garden. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Horticulture from Virginia Tech (2001 and 2003 respectively). Free time not spent gardening is spent visiting gardens and landscapes around the country and abroad. Paul lives and gardens with his wife and two children (propagules) on their farm in central VA.

This event is $5.00 for Friends of the Garden and students and $15.00 for the general public. Contact vtgarden@vt.edu by February 1st to register.

For more information, visit: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/ or https://www.facebook.com/HahnHorticultureGarden or call 540-231-5970.
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