Part of the Gardeners Connect Free Speaker Series.
Brought to you in part by members like you. Thank you.
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Anita B Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
This is your chance to get your gardening questions answered and hear about all the questions gardeners like you have.
This years expert include Marcia Henry, Jeanne Johnson and Wayne Vineyard. They are all nursery owners with years of experience with plants, growing and how to get the best out of your plants in our varied climate. They will take the stage to field your questions and a few of ours just to get things started.
Marcia Henry is one of the owners of The Henrys’ Plant Farm just west of Lawrence, Kansas. With over 30 years of growing and selling plants she has experience with not only the newest plants on the market but perennial favorites as well. The nursery specializes in a wide selection of annuals and vegetable plants with a nice selection of perennials. The Henry’s Plant Farm has been a sponsor of the Kansas City Garden Symposium, a fundraiser for Gardeners Connect; and has been a well loved location on our Plantaholic Frolic nursery tours.
Jeanne Johnson is one of the owners of Johnson Farms Plants and Pumpkins located southwest of Belton, Missouri. In the spring you will find the 1 and a half acre greenhouse full of annuals and vegetable plants along with 5000 hanging baskets. They also offer a wide selection of perennials. In the fall they have an outstanding variety of mums. They also offer you pick vegetables and pumpkins during season along with lots of kids activities.
Wayne Vineyard along with his wife Jan, owned Longview Nursery located in southeast Kansas City. Longview was a favorite of Kansas City gardeners for decades and was the go to place for unusual plants and expert advice up until the closure of the nursery when they decided to retire.