National Horticulture Conferences

Two national horticulture organizations are sponsoring excellent conferences this summer that should appeal to a wide audience, both professionals and volunteers. Below is information on those conferences:

July 31 - August 2, 1997 5th Annual American Horticultural Society 's Children's Gardening Symposium. Chicago Botanic Garden , Glencoe, IL. This conference is for educators, parks and recreation directors, public gardens, volunteers, Master Gardeners, or anyone interested in gardening with children. For more information call Lynne Hubert at the Chicago Botanic Garden , 847-835-8280.

September 24 - 28, 1997, 18th Annual Conference of the American Community Gardening Association , Indianapolis, IN. The national conference of the ACGA provides important information as well as a forum for open dialogue for horticulturists, gardeners, community organizers, educators, urban foresters and planners, public works and parks departments, therapists, and other interested parties. For more information contact Tom Tyler, 9245 N. Meridian Street, Suite 118, Indianapolis, IN 46260-1812. Phone: 317-848-7351. FAX: 317-848-7229. E-mail:

This article originally appeared in the April 25, 1997 issue, p. 49.


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