The Miller Memorial Lecture
Tickets are no longer available.
Mrs. Miller was dedicated to the education of gardeners and relished the opportunity to share her insights with others and to bring knowledgeable horticulturalists to the Pacific Northwest to share their experiences. As a lasting gift to the horticultural community, the Pendleton and Elisabeth Carey Miller Charitable Foundation, the Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden, the Northwest Horticultural Society and the Elisabeth C. Miller Library sponsor a free annual memorial lecture to remember the legacy of Betty Miller.
The Sponsors are pleased to announce
renowned plantsman & horticulturalist
as the featured speaker for the
19th Annual Elisabeth C. Miller Memorial Lecture
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Mr. Avent will speak on
So Many Plants, So Little Time:
Little Known Perennial Favorites to Delight & Excite!
Doors open at 6:15pm with the lecture beginning at 7pm. A free reception with refreshments will be held at the conclusion of the program.
Tony Avent (pictured right) is the owner of Plant Delights Nursery and the Juniper Level Botanic Garden in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since 1988, Plant Delights Nursery has been the choice of serious gardeners and plant collectors looking for the best and rarest perennial plants.
Mr. Avent is a well-traveled botanical explorer, author, plant breeder and an exceptional plantsman. His travels have included Mexico, China, Korean, Argentina, Taiwan, and Vietnam to name a few along with extensive exploration of the rich floral communities of the southeastern United States.
Learn more about Tony Avent’s career at www.plantdelights.com/TonyBio.asp and Wikipedia.