Event Calendar

Mid-Atlantic District Gathering-The Generous Gardener-A Tribute to Joanna Reed

Friday, October 6, 2017 5:00 pm - Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:00 pm
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Description: SAVE THE DATE!

The Virginia Commonwealth Unit of the Herb Society of America will host the Mid-Atlantic District Gathering in the Richmond, Virginia area on Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8, 2017.

Come and enjoy a weekend of education, history & luxury Virginia Crossings Hotel 1000 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059

Accommodations: $124/night - includes free daily breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking.
Hotel phone number 804-727-1400

Event invitation with all details will be mailed electronically on August 1, 2017 and via USPS for members without email access. Deadline for registration and hotel reservations end September 15, 2017

Friday October 6th
5:00 – 7:00 Registration - outside the Henrico Ballroom
5:30 – 8:00 Reception and cash bar on The Tavern Patio Dinner at The Tavern

Saturday October 7th
7:30 - 9:00 Registration – outside the Henrico Ballroom
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome - Henrico Ballroom 9:10 - 9:50 Mid-Atlantic District Business Meeting
10:00 - 11:20 David Culp The Layered Garden
11:30 - 12:00 Chuck Saunders – Layered Canning
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - The Glen Restaurant
1:00 – 1:30 Karen Taylor – Coriander
1:30 – 2:00 Cooking with the Kuzels
2:10 – 3:10 Peggy Cornett Jefferson - the Gardener
3:20-4:00 Tea with Jefferson
4:00 – 4:40 Auction & Raffle

On Friday and Sunday enjoy all that the Richmond Vicinity has to offer: Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Capital, Maymont, Civil War history, The Valentine Museum, Virginia Science Museum, Agecroft Hall, Hollywood Cemetery, James River Plantations, and so much more. Refer to: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g60893-Activities-Richmond_Virginia.htm

Accommodations at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center, 1000 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, VA 23509 (Henrico County)

The invitation with details will be sent electronically in August to all district members with email addresses and via USPS for those members without email and also posted on the HSA website.

The feature speaker will be David L. Culp, creator of the gardens at Brandywine Cottage in Downington, Pennsylvania. David has been lecturing about gardens nationwide for more than 15 years. His articles have appeared in Country Living, Fine Gardening, Green Scene, and many other publications. He is a contributing editor to Horticulture magazine and served as chairman of the Middle Atlantic Hardy Plant Society.

Contact Information:
Tommy Threewitts
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