Thursday, May 29, 2014

Presenting at Monticello

Last year, I received a request from the management at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants, at Monticello's Tufton Farm in Charlottesville, Virginia, to be a speaker at their 2014 Wine and Roses open house, which is this Saturday, May 31.  It's a popular annual event ... one of the few times when the wonderful gardens at Tufton are open to the public.  



My presentation is about heirloom roses that are well-suited for Virginia gardens.  It is a program that I usually do with a Powerpoint full of photos ... this time, I will be using live material and plants from Monticello's nursery.

I am very excited and honored to be doing this.  The weather this weekend is predicted to be warm and wonderful, perfect for spending a day in the garden, teaching about roses.  

Won't you join us?

11 comments:

  1. Blogger just ate the wonderful comment i left for you....!!!!! Have a great time! I'm sure your presentation will be fantastico!!! Hugs! deb

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  2. Well i'am enjoying a three day extravaganza traveling with the hubby in CA so i won't be coming to your event. But you must be soooo excited!! I would LOVE to see the gardens at Monticello. I'm sure your presentation will be fantastico!!

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  3. Darn it, I would have loved to have heard you speak at Monticello, but it's my better half's bday this weekend! I know you will have a great time and will share your knowledge with those who are lucky enough to come!

    xo Kat

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  4. Ah, and of course I'm working....dammit.

    Knock em dear and enjoy yourself.

    You will be fabulous.

    xo j

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  5. What an honor for sure, and just from knowing you here on your blog, I know you'll do a fantastic job.

    Have a wonderful time ~ FlowerLady

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  6. So exciting! Congratulations :)

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  7. I wish I could be there! Have fun with your presentation. I know you will be great at it.

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  8. Oh, I'd love to be there! Besides the fact that I've never been to Monticello and always wanted to go....to hear that talk about be excellent!

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  9. Way to go. Have a wonderful time.

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  10. I would love to make a trip to Monticello some day. I am sure your presentation will be informative and well done.
    Have fun, Connie.

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  11. This is indeed an honor, wish I could be there! :)

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