Archived Events of 2006


January 11, 2006 ( Wednesday )

9:30 a.m.
Olmsted and Sandhills garden clubs
Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Bobby Ward will speak to a joint meeting of the Olmsted and Sandhills garden clubs on the subject of his recent book The Plant Hunter's Garden: the New Explorers and Their Discoveries.

Contact: Cindy Edgar 910-295-5629
lfxhlw@earthlink.net



February 5, 2006 ( Sunday)
1:30 p.m.
Ontario Rock Garden Society
Floral Room, Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto, Ontario

Bobby Ward, past president of the North American Rock Garden Society, will speak on "Modern-Day Plant Hunters," the subject of his book The Plant Hunter's Garden: the New Explorers and Their Discoveries.

Contact: Marvin Belfour 905-579-9076
mbelfour@rogers.com



February 9, 2006 (Thursday)
7:30 p.m
Calgary Rock and Alpine Society
Lakeview Community Assoc. Hall, 6110 34th St. SW, Calgary, Alberta

Bobby Ward, past president of the North American Rock Garden Society, will speak on "Modern-Day Plant Hunters."

Contact: Lindsay Utting 403-242-8613
lutting@shaw.ca



March 20, 2006 (Tuesday)
7 p.m.
Charlotte Garden Club
Mint Museum, 2730 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, North Carolina

Bobby Ward, past president of the North American Rock Garden Society, will speak on the topic "Rock Gardening in the South."

Contact: Larrie H. Sweet 704-334-3764
arsweet1@aol.com



April 20, 2006 ( Thursday)
1 p.m.
Governors Club Gardening Club
11000 Governors Dr., Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bobby Ward will speak on "Modern-Day Plant Hunters," the basis of his book The Plant Hunter's Garden: the New Explorers and Their Discoveries.

Contact: Becky Berrey 919-942-9910
becky@berrey.org



September 23, 2006 ( Saturday)
JC Raulston Arboretum,
Raleigh, North Carolina

"J. C. Raulston--A Life in Plants."  With Roy C. Dicks at "Plan--and Plant for  a Better World,"  JC Raulston Arboretum 30th anniversary symposium.  For more information: JC Raulston Arboretum



October 2 –12, 2006 ( Monday - Thursday)

Scottish Rock Garden Club Travelling Speaker
http://www.srgc.org.uk/

Monday, Oct. 2: Dalbeattie (Southwest Group)
Tuesday, Oct. 3: Ayr
Wednesday, Oct. 4: Lorne (Argyll)
Thursday, Oct. 5: "Explorers Club", Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, 2: 00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7: Discussion Weekend; Atholl Palace Hotel, "Modern- Day Plant Hunters," 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Discussion Weekend; Atholl Palace Hotel, "Native Plants of the American Southeast," 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Moray (Morayshire)
Wednesday, Oct. 11: Stirling
Thursday, Oct. 12: Borders (Lamberton)

Contact: Julia Corden
01796-474-410
julia.corden@pitlochry.org.uk

and
Davie Sharp
daviesharp@btopenworld.com



October 19, 2006 ( Thursday)

3:00 pm
Biology Department Seminar Series
East Carolina University
Greenville, N.C.

Title:  "Modern-Day Plant Hunters"
contact:  Denise Mayer   252-328-2607

 


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