Tiger Swallowtail and Joe-Pye Weed, both native to New Hampshire

2021 Master Gardener Spring Symposium [online]

Fri, 03/19/2021 to Sat, 03/20/2021
1:00pm - 4:30pm

The public is invited to attend the N.H. Master Gardener Alumni Association’s virtual gardening symposium “A Fresh Start, A New Year in the Garden." 

On Friday, UNH professor Serita Frey will present ways to enhance soil health. She'll share highlights from her award-winnng research.  Doug Tallamy, reknowned author of “Nature’s Best Hope” and "Bringing Nature Home" will share how to use yards to enhance natural ecosystems.

On Saturday, garden designer Jana Milbocker, author of “The Garden Tourist’s New England,” and lecturer Joan Butler will speak about spring ephemerals, such as spring beauty, trout lily and marsh marigold. The symposium concludes with Page Dickey discussing sections of her book “Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again.”

Books by these authors and other garden related books are available at MainStreet Bookends - Tell them you're attending the NH Master Gardener Symposium and you'll receive a 20% discount on your books. 

The N.H. Master Gardener Alumni Association will hold a Silent Auction of garden related items from March 15 to March 21. Preview items now and place bids starting March 15. 

All proceeds from the symposium and auction will help support UNH Extension Master Gardener projects including educational and community gardens, garden education outreach and food insecurity throughout the state.


$30/day or $50 for both days