is an association that I belong to – it is a non profit
association which provides leadership and opportunities for
education, recognition, career development, and a forum for diverse
interaction for professionals in the field of garden communication.
Region VII National Director is Larry Hodgson and our Regional
Directors are Brian Minter and Anne Marie Van Nest.
together at GWA functions are wonderful.
You get the chance to meet with so many people and visit some
of the greatest gardens around.
This meeting took place in
, an area I had not been to before
but wanted to visit and was not disappointed in anything.
Matthews and Carla Allen were both great hosts and provided us with
so much in speakers and visits that we were going from dawn till
dusk. We were in the
and really didn’t care how long
the day was, we wanted to see it all!
our mornings began at the Kentville Agricultural Research Station.
1 – Larry spoke on Mind Boggling Annuals, then Kari Hjelkrem gave
a most informative talk on No 2, 4D for Me, thanks!
Bernard Jackson who created
and was its Curator until his
retirement in 1993, spoke on this beautiful garden.
He now lives in