2013 Gardening Symposium | Sustainable Gardening: Historical Perspectives
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:30 AM (EST)
Join Historic Columbia Foundation for a two-part gardening symposium. Friday 8 am - 6 pm and Saturday 10 - 11:30 am.
Friday will consist of a variety of presentations and conclude with a reception. Saturday guests will enjoy a walking tour of Columbia's historic Heathwood neighborhood, visiting several resident's private gardens in this district.
- Andy Cabe, director of Riverbanks Zoo Botanical Gardens
- Eric McClam, co-founder and farm manager of City Roots Urban Farm
- Betsy Kaemmerlen, LEEP-AP and landscape architect
- Dr. Jeffery Adelberg, Clemson University
- HCF staff members, John Sherrer and David Simpson
- Keynote Speaker: Bill Alexander, landscape and forest historian from The Biltmore Estate
Hotel Information for out of town guests:
Clarion Townhouse Hotel
1615 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
$85/night special rate for Symposium attendees. Mention "Gardening Symposium" when making your reservation to recieve the discounted rate.
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Historic Columbia Foundation
The mission of the Historic Columbia Foundation is to nurture, support and protect the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and its environs through programs of advocacy, education and preservation.