Important Speaker coming to US: Hortus Bulborum, Leslie Leijenhorst

June 24, 2009
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Leslie Leijenhorst of the Hortus Bulborum is making a speaking tour of the eastern United States this fall. If you are not familiar with the Hortus Bulborum, it is a museum garden of historic bulbs, some dating to the 16th century!  You can read more about the Hortus Bulborum at the following website:
 
http://www.hortus-bulborum.nl/eng/over-hortus-eng.html
 
The topic of Leslie’s talk is: Antique and heirloom bulb cultivars in use in  modern gardens  and in the restored estate and castle gardens in Europe.
 
The speaking tour includes:
 
October 1-2 Philadelphia: Leslie will be hosted by Juergen Steininger at Longwood Gardens

 
October 5: Leslie will be meeeting with staff at Monticello
 
October 6 Richmond, VA: Leslie will be speaking at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on October
 
October 7: Leslie will be meeting with Wesley Greene at Williamsburg Colonial Foundation
 
October 9 Baltimore: Leslie speaks at Cylburn Arboretum
 
October 11 Severna Park: Leslie speaks at the Chartwell Garden Club in Severna Park
 
October 12 Baltimore: Leslie speaks at the Green Thumb Garden Club
 
Contact the organizations for more information, such as possible admittance fees, reservations, and location.
 
Bill Lee
 
 

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