Registration deadline is approaching for the Perennial Plant Association National Symposium

The registration deadline is approaching for the 2022 National Symposium of the Perennial Plant Association. The 2022 event takes place in and around Lancaster, PA from August 1-5, and registration closes July 22.

From tours of public and private gardens to education designed for diverse industry interests, the National Symposium aims to be the event for perennials. The national symposium will take place at the Lancaster Marriott in Penn Square, with tours around the area.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend trainings, tours, socials, dinners and a trade show and can choose to participate in the week-long experience (Monday-Friday) or a main symposium of three days (Tuesday to Thursday).

On the Monday of the National Symposium, attendees can choose from two different bus tours that offer the opportunity to visit greenhouses, garden centers, private gardens and a unique state-of-the-art production facility for the entertainment industry. On Wednesday, attendees will have an exciting chance to focus on one of three opportunities to visit either retail and garden centers, nurseries and grow facilities, or beautiful gardens and landscapes unique to the region. Friday will conclude the symposium with additional tour options that expand into Maryland or offer the opportunity to discover “hidden gems” near Lancaster. Click here for details of the tour stops.

Several evenings of the National Symposium week end with social events that will leave lasting impressions on all participants. Tellus360’s rooftop garden welcome reception and social lounge will include door prizes and entertainment. Evening tour stops will allow participants to wander around the park while enjoying dinner and bar stations, hosted by several supporting locations. At Longwood Gardens; not only will attendees explore the beautiful gardens awash with brilliantly flowering perennials, but they will also have the opportunity to view the unique art of Light: Installations by Bruce Munro. At Chanticleer, a pleasure garden, attendees will visit what has been called America’s most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden. And at North Creek Nursery, attendees will be taken through a tour of this wholesale propagation nursery and offered unique surprises along the way.

The APP National Symposium follows traditions started over thirty years ago, but incorporates something new each year and always focuses on the inspiration of perennials. Click here for more information on the National Symposium and to register.

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