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20th Annual Gardening Symposium

Christopher Newport’s Lifelong Learning Society will present its annual Gardening Symposium on Saturday, April 22, in the Freeman Center.

  Thursday, April 13, 2017

Christopher Newport’s Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) will present the 20th Annual Gardening Symposium on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in the Freeman Center. This year’s symposium will include plant sales, door prizes and a variety of informative workshops presented by authors, farmers, expert gardeners and designers.

Guest speakers will include:

  • Cole Burrell, acclaimed lecturer, garden designer, award-winning author and photographer
  • Lisa Ziegler, a cut-flower farmer, author and nationally recognized speaker on organic gardening
  • Randee Humphrey, director of education at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond
  • Marie Butler, a Chesapeake master gardener emeritus and former landscape coordinator at the Virginia Zoo

Registration is $35 per person, and a buffet lunch is also available for an additional $15. For more information and to register, click the link below or call LLS at (757) 269–4368.

The LifeLong Learning Society of Christopher Newport University is a membership organization dedicated to people of retirement age who seek opportunities for learning in an environment of sharing and fellowship.

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