Landscape specialists and property gardeners are invited to a 1-day academic horticulture occasion, the Garden and Landscape Symposium, Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Neighborhood Heart, 3101 McCully Street, Bldg. #6, Allison Park, Pa.
The Backyard garden and Landscape Symposium is a leading once-a-year event with expert speakers discussing the hottest in horticulture. Landscape specialists and residence gardeners will hear nationally and regionally acclaimed speakers talking about the hottest difficulties and tendencies in horticulture.
Credits are offered for the “Pollinator Analysis and Garden Design” at 11:15 a.m. and “Climate Transform in Urban Forest Sessions” at 1:30 p.m. Two credits every in Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist, Sustainable Landscape Certification, Pennsylvania Registered Landscape Architects.
Featured speakers consist of:
• Robert Mulvihill, ornithologist at the Countrywide Aviary, started his profession at the Carnegie Museum of Organic History’s Powdermill Nature Reserve, which operates a world-renowned bird-banding system. He has authored far more than 30 scientific posts on Ornithology and a great number of posts on birds and character. His hen conservation attempts have been acknowledged by the Audubon Modern society of Western Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Culture for Ornithology.
• Harland Patch, Ph.D., is the director of pollinator programming at Penn State’s Hen and Pollinator Garden and has served as science advisor to its design and style. He has examined butterfly host plant choice, pollinator nutrition, bee declines, and the purpose ornamental crops perform in supporting pollinator populations. Patch’s investigation is instrumental in contributing to much better-educated back garden layout.
• Chris Riley, Ph.D., is a investigate entomologist and the Mid-Atlantic specialized support specialist with Bartlett Tree Exploration Laboratories of Bartlett Tree Specialists. Riley conducts and disseminates research on present concerns in urban forestry and arboriculture, teaching and supporting Bartlett Arborist Reps and Plant Overall health Care Professionals, and he communicates routinely with larger audiences on tree and landscape treatment.
To full the working day, pay a visit to the Yard Marketplace showcasing a broad range of distributors, together with crops from the Penn Point out Extension Learn Gardeners. See the Market tab in the celebration for a lot more particulars.