IPPS ER: In-Person Area Meeting at Spring Meadow
27 Jul 2023 - 27 Jul 2023
Join us for a Day of Inspiration and Learning
After a long-awaited return, we're thrilled to gather once again at Spring Meadow Nursery for a day filled with excitement, knowledge, and connection. Join fellow gardening enthusiasts as we explore the world of horticulture and discover new possibilities.
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- Expert Speakers: Be inspired by industry leaders as they share their insights and valuable tips to help you flourish in your gardening journey. We're delighted to have Summer Field, the Propagation Manager at Spring Meadow, Aren Phillips, the Greenhouse Systems Manager at Walter's Garden, and Dr. Celina Gomez and Sofia Gomez from Purdue University speak to you from their area of expertise!
- Exclusive Tours: Experience cutting-edge horticultural automation at Spring Meadow's facility. Discover the secrets behind Walter's Gardens and unlock a world of botanical marvels.
- Delicious Catering: Indulge in a mouthwatering culinary experience provided by the renowned Grand Traverse Pie Company, located in the scenic Norton Shores area. Lunch is sponsored by Heritage PPP, thank you!
Schedule of Events:
- 9:30 am - Welcome and introduction by Jeff Kurtz from Spring Meadow
- 9:40 am - Summer Field, Propagation Manager at Spring Meadow: Get ready to be captivated by her wealth of knowledge and expertise.
- 10:00 am/10:05 am - Aren Phillips from Walter's Gardens
- 10:30 am - Break: Take a moment to rejuvenate and engage with fellow participants.
- 10:40 am - Dr. Celina Gomez and Sofia Gomez from Purdue University: Prepare to be enlightened by their fascinating research and insights.
- 11:00 am - Spring Meadow Tour: Experience cutting-edge horticultural automation at Spring Meadow's facility.
- Noon - Lunch: Delight in a culinary experience provided by the acclaimed Grand Traverse Pie Company, located in Norton Shores. Sponsored by Heritage PPP.
- 1:30 pm - Walter's Gardens: Experience the botanical wonders and Trial Gardens!
Don't miss this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of horticulture, learn from experts, and build lasting connections with fellow plant lovers.
We can't wait to welcome you to a day filled with inspiration, growth, and the keys to a flourishing future.