Keynotes

Below are the keynote presentations included with the Marketplace Only Pass and the Education Pass.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:15am – 9:15am

New Plants; What’s Trending and Who’s in Charge? 
Angela Treadwell Palmer; Founder, Plants Nouveau, a new plant introduction and marketing company
Plant producer’s needs often dictate which new plants are selected and introduced. Compact, easy to grow and disease resistant plants have been on trend for years, but is that what gardeners and designers want? What will gardens look like in 10 years? How did we get here? 

Sponsored By: RentalMax

Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:15am – 9:15am

Comfort, Ease and Simplicity
Jan Bills; Owner, Two Women and a Hoe Landscape Company, Royal Oaks, Michigan
Designer, Writer, and Landscape Business Owner
In an ever-changing working environment, flexibility and precision could not be more critical than it is in 2021. Discover how sustainable growth includes a variety of practices that respond to business challenges and successes. These practices are used in every stage of planning in the field and in the office. Together we will develop a shift in perspective as we explore how to operate your business with comfort, ease and simplicity.

Sponsored By: Midwest Groundcovers and Midwest Trading

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