Co-owner of Terra Nova Nurseries and horticulturalist known ‘round the world, Dan Heims will be speaking in two different Kentucky cities this week. A renowned speaker, author and authority on horticulture for 34 years, Heims has traveled extensively seeking new plant varieties and developing new forms of plant breeding, resulting in national and international awards for more than 30 Terra Nova Nurseries plant introductions, with total introductions exceeding 600 new plants. If you will be in Kentucky in the coming days or have interest in interviewing Dan for articles or on air, the following offers his speaking schedule:
Thursday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m.
The Arboretum – 500 Alumni Drive Lexington, KY 40503
A fun compilation of some of the newest, most exciting perennials, tropicals and woodies seen today from Dan’s lifelong adventures in gardens, shows and trips all around the world. Kentucky Landscape Architect Board will award one hour of continuing education credit for the lecture. Tickets: $12 for general public, $10 for Master Gardeners / Arboretum Friends, $5 for students (with valid student ID). For more information visit The Arboretum’s website or call 859-257-6955.
“Right Plant – Right Place: Plant Solutions for Problem Areas” Sunday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m.
Crescent Hill Woman’s Club – 2641 Grinstead Drive Louisville, KY 40206
Individual gardens involve a variety of environments from deserts to swamps to shady refuges. Come hear Dan’s engaging and informative presentation which will enlighten attendees on how to make good plant choices for problem spaces. Tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for students (with valid student ID), free admission for Botanica Members. Proceeds will benefit the Louisville Botanical Garden and Conservatory. For more information visit www.botanicakentucky.org or reach out by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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~ Sarah Kate