Feb 25, 2013

16th Annual Gardening Symposium

(Newport News, Va.) - CNU’s Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) will present the 16th Annual Gardening Symposium on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. This year’s symposium will include plant sales, door prizes and workshops on plant propagation, the science of gardening, and incorporating ferns into the landscape.

Guest speakers will include Bob Goodhart, lifelong gardener and former landscape adviser to Christopher Newport University; Jim Orband, Senior Extension Agent Emeritus at the Virginia Cooperative Extension; Ken Druse, author of Natural Companions: The Garden Lover’s Guide to Plant Combinations; and Joel Bunn, former arboriculture supervisor at Colonial Williamsburg.

Registration is $30 per person, and a buffet lunch is also available for an additional $13. For more information and to register, visit gardening.cnu.edu.

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. To request a catalog or for more information, contact the LLS at (757) 269-4368.

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

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Lori Jacobs
Director of Public Relations

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