Join us at the 2023 National Convention
July 26 - 28
Many of our Convention activities will be at Springhill Suites by Marirott, which is offering a special rate for us. Click here for lodging information. Note: Check back for schedule updates
Wednesday, July 26 Registration and Fellowship (Springhill Suites lobby) 1 to 6 p.m.
Horticulture Entries (Springhill Suites, Room B) 1 to 6 p.m.
Silent Auction Drop-off Begins (Springhill Suites, Room A) 1 to 6 p.m.
Board of Directors (Room B) 2 p.m.
Endowment & Investment Committee (Room A) 3 p.m.
Seminars 4 p.m. (2 offered; pick 1)
1. The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants (Room B)
2. Woody Plants for Your Garden (Room A)
Barbecue (Springhill Suites Patio & Room A) 5 to 6 p.m.
Horticulture Show Judging (Room B) 7 to 8 p.m.
Horticulture Show (Room B) 8 to 10 p.m.
Executive Board (Room A) 6 to 7 p.m.
Fellowship, Horticulture Show (Springhill Suites) 8 to 10 p.m.
Q & A, Growing and Enjoying Plants (Room B) 9 p.m.
Remove Entries from Horticulture Show 10 p.m.
Thursday, July 27 Full Breakfast (Springhill Suites) 8 to 8:50 a.m.
Registration 8 to 9 a.m.
Seminars 9 a.m. (2 offered; pick 1)
3. Holistic Turf Management in Shade (Room A)
4. Creating a Community with B (Room B) lack Heritage Crops
Seminar 10 a.m.
5. Garden Soil Testing & Soil Health (Room B)
Board Bus to Five Rivers Metro Park 11 a.m.
Seminar 11:15 a.m.
6. All About Cox Arboretum
Lunch 12:15 p.m.
Garden Tours 1 p.m.
Board Bus to Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum 1:45 p.m.
Memorial Service 2 p.m.
Board Bus for Mystery Tour 2:45 p.m.
Dinner TBA 6 p.m.
Social Time, Photo Show 8 to 10 p.m.
Friday, July 28 Full Breakfast (Springhill Suites) 7:30 to 8:50 a.m.
Silent Auction Closes 8:30 a.m.
Membership Meeting & Auction Winners Announced (Room B) 9 a.m.
Seminar 10 a.m.
7. About Krohn Conservatory (Room B)
Seminar 11 a.m.
8. Gardens Great & Small (Room A)
Lunch (Springhill Suites) 12 p.m.
Central Great Lakes Gardeners (Room A) 1 p.m.
Our 2023 Convention Seminars Earn
Master Gardener Continuing Education Credits