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Southern Garden Symposium

Lectures ~ Workshops ~Charm

October 18 & 19, 2024

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Friday Morning Workshops

Heather Cooper

Floral Design Demonstration

Afton Villa Gardens

 

Marianne Willburn

Garden Building, Exploring the Process

Rosedown State Historic Site

 

Meredith Bishop

Old World Flowers & Soil Block Technique

Jackson Hall at Grace Church

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Lunch at Afton Villa Gardens

All guests will gather for lunch at 11:30am

at Afton Villa for lunch under the oaks.

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Friday Afternoon Workshops

Scott Beuerlein
Favorite Plants from Favorite Gardens
Rosedown State Historic Site

Adam & Jenn O'Neal
Fundamentals of Floral Design and Demonstration
Afton Villa Gardens

Bryce Lane
Eye Popping Perennials for Home Gardens
Oakley House at the

Audubon State Historic Site

Meredith Bishop
Old World Flowers and 

Soil Block Technique
Jackson Hall at Grace Church

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An Evening at Harlow Farms

The Speakers' Gala

A highlight of the symposium weekend is the traditional cocktail party to honor participating speakers.

This year, attendees are invited to Harlow Farms, the beautiful home of Neil and Beverly Buckingham, for sumptuous fare, generous refreshments, and opportunities to engage with speakers and garden enthusiasts in traditional southern style.

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Saturday Symposium
October 19, 2024

Rosedown State Historic Site

Bryce Lane

The Joy of Gardening: The Power of Plants to Change Your Point of View

 

Marianne Willburn

Big Dreams, Small Garden

 

Scott Beuerlein

How to Become A Better Gardener Faster

 

Heather Cooper

Dessert Talk: A delicious floral treat!

 

Adam & Jenn O'Neal

Heat Loving Annuals for a Cut Flower Garden

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