Atlanta, GA
Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center
Trees Atlanta Speaker Series: Magnolias
Wed, March 19, 2014 6:00PM to 8:00PM (Eastern)
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Please join us on Wednesday, March 19 @ 6:00pm as we host a Magnolia Study Day.  Listen and learn from Greg Paige, Arboretum Curator at the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory, and Andrew Bunting, Curator at the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College & President of the Magnolia Society International.
  • 6-7pm-Greg Paige presents "Magnolias for the Urban Landscape"
  • 7-8pm-Andrew Bunting presents "Magnolias for the Home Garden"
*Don't miss the Magnolia Tree Walk prior to the evening Speakers.  Find more information and register here.
  • Parking available at the Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center (225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316) or neighboring street parking
  • Seats are limited & reservations are first come first served

Greg's background: 
Greg Paige joined the Bartlett ranks as Arboretum Curator at the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina in May of 2005. Greg’s career in Public Horticulture has spanned 25 years. Previous to Bartlett he was at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont, North Carolina and the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College. Additionally he has worked at The Biltmore Estate in Asheville NC, the Holden Arboretum outside Cleveland Ohio, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens as well as tours of duty in the landscape maintenance world, the nursery trade and even a stint as a Horticulturist at a Cemetery.
 

Andrew's background:
Andrew Bunting is the Curator at the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College where he has worked for the last 25 years.  He also owns a design/build garden company, Fine Garden Creations which is in its 21st year.  Andrew was also the Curator at the Chanticleer Foundation in Wayne, PA.  His home garden, Belvidere, has been featured in This Old House Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.  He has served as President of the Magnolia Society International and The Delaware Center for Horticulture; has chaired Horticulture at the Philadelphia Flower Show and the North American Plant Collections Consortium which is a national collections scheme through the American Public Gardens Association. He has written over 100 articles for the American Gardener, Fine Gardening Magazine, Horticutlure, Public Garden and Arnoldia.  He is a passionate gardener and avid birder and traveler.
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