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Southern Appalachian Plant Society Gardening Seminar

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Come join us Thursday, February 16, at 7 p.m. in the Kingsport Higher Ed Center for an evening of gardening education!

Plantsman, lecturer, and author Mark Weathington will show us why vines are some of his favorite plants and why he likes to use them throughout the landscape both growing on structures and climbing on other plants. Mark will highlight some of his favorite vines that would make a wonderful addition to any garden.
As the Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast, Mark Weathington is passionate in his work to connect people with plants. His career in public horticulture has also included the Norfolk Botanical Garden where he served as Director of Horticulture and the Atlanta Botanical Garden as a horticulturist.

Mark travels extensively searching for new plants to diversify the American landscape. His explorations have taken him to China, Taiwan, Japan, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, and throughout the US. Mark writes for Fine Gardening, Horticulture and other national magazines and is the author of Gardening in the South, The Complete Home owner’s Guide. For more, see his website: https://markweathington.com/

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.saps.us

Venue

Kingsport Higher Education Center
300 W Market St
Kingsport, TN 37660 United States
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Phone:
(423) 354-5521

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