Registration Open: 2020 Master Gardener Volunteers Gardening Symposium

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Registration is open for the Second Annual Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Surry County Gardening Symposium!

Come and celebrate Earth Day with us on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The symposium will focus on gardening ideas and techniques that work with nature to create sustainable landscapes, protect pollinators, and ensure a happy gardening future for all.

Speakers and Topics include:

  • Lisa L. Gould – “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Tackling Invasives in Your Own Backyard”
  • Katherine K. Schlosser – “Landscaping for Wildlife”

Breakout Sessions include:

  • Margie & Bill Imus, Minglewood Farm & Nature Preserve
    Topic: Gardening with Children
  • Jimmy Speas, Forsyth County Rose Society
    Topic: Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces
  • Joanna Radford, Extension Agent, Commercial and Consumer Horticulture
    Topic: Entomology 101, What’s Bugging You?

The day will also include specialized vendors, door prizes, morning refreshments, and a catered lunch.

Pre-registration is required. The cost for each participant is $30. The deadline for registration is April 8, 2020.

Please click on the link below to obtain the registration form.

We look forward to seeing you there!

2020 Master Gardener Volunteers of Surry County Gardening Symposium Brochure