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Boxwood Symposium set for September

08/18/2011 5:15 AM by

Historic Richmond Foundation has organized a Boxwood Symposium on September 17 at 10AM at the Mews Garden (23rd and Broad street).

Boxwood symposium by international boxwood expert Lynn Batdorf, of the National Arboretum

You will enjoy a presentation, demonstration, tour, and Q&A

It took U.S. National Arboretum horticulturist Lynn Batdorf nearly 20 years, six trips to Europe, countless visits to nurseries and botanic gardens throughout the United States, to complete his publication Boxwood: An Illustrated Encyclopedia. Since 1985 Batdorf, has been the Registrar for The American Boxwood Society, which is the International Cultivar Registration Authority for Buxus L. He is curator of the National Boxwood Collection at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., where, since 1977, he has been managing the most complete living collection of boxwood.

Cost: $10 per person. RSVPs are recommended. Please contact Amy Swartz at Historic Richmond Foundation. amy@historicrichmond.com or 804 643 7407


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