Browse by Category
Botany, Plant Science (23)
Search results in category Botany, Plant Science
Allen Hirsh is a plant cold hardiness scientist, ex-nurseryman and exotic gardener in Silver Spring, MD. His unusual background enables him to lecture in depth on both interesting plants and winter challenges in the garden.
Author of the recently released book Pollinators of Native Plants, Heather Holm owns a Minnesota-based landscape design and consulting business specializing in native landscapes. She passionately speaks about native plants, pollinators, and design.
Judith Sumner is a botanist and author specializing in ethnobotany, herbs, flowering plants, pollination, and plant adaptations. She lectures widely at botanical gardens, including the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and Garden in the Woods.
Sylvan Kaufman brings Ecology to life in her talks and workshops. Through lively descriptions and beautiful photos she leads audiences to discover how their gardening practices make a difference to the environment.
Many of us now have allergies and we all have good friends and relatives who do. I explain in my talks how to identify the most allergenic plants in your own yards, and then also how to find the best, the most allergy-friendly plants to use instead.
Hi! I'm Jared, a spirited, enthusiastic young professional who has a passion for cultivating plants, cultivating gardeners, & cultivating life; horticultural stories from 10 international countries; & an-almost-complete PhD in horticulture! :-)
Horticulture Instructor: Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens and Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. "David is one of the best, most knowledgeable & certainly the most entertaining garden speakers I have ever heard." Lynn Wieser, Director
Susan Betz is an author, teacher, lecturer, conservationist specializing in herbs and native plants. Susan presents a lively hands-on teaching approach to the joy of growing and using herbs for pleasure and purpose in home landscapes and gardens.
A multiple-award-winning herbalist, author, apothecary president and herb school director, Holly teaches nationally, giving original inspirational lectures based on her own experience and the lives of international women healers, and herbal medicine.
Nan Sterman focuses her speaking, designing, writing and presentations on low water, sustainable and edible gardens throughout the west.