16th Annual Plant-O-Rama
Horticultural Trade Show & Symposium at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
PLANT-O-RAMA NEEDS YOU
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Metro Hort Group & Brooklyn Botanic Garden announce the
A Trade Show and Symposium for Horticulture Professionals
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael A. Dirr
Author of the brand new book Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs,
the most comprehensive, best-illustrated, and most authoritative
reference to trees and shrubs for gardens and landscapes.
WHEN & WHERE
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Register ONLINE in advance for Michael Dirr's symposium at:
Reserve a spot in either the morning or afternoon session.
Metro Hort Group members, NYC botanic gardens staff,
NYC Parks & Recreations employees $15; all others $55.
Registration at the door is NOT guaranteed and costs
an additional $5.
Calling All Exhibitors! REGISTER NOW.
• Palm House Exhibits Hall at Brooklyn Botanic Garden; 9:00am – 4:00pm
• Join 50 commercial and nonprofit exhibitors representing specialty nurseries,
wholesale growers, horticultural suppliers, greening organizations
and public gardens from NYC and the tri‐state region.
• Reach a targeted audience of 800-1000 urban horticulture professionals.
• Preview plants, products and horticultural services for 2012.
• Forge and renew business relationships and jumpstart sales.
FEATURED SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER:
Dr. Mike Dirr
The World According to Dirr: In Praise of Noble Trees and Shrubs
MIKE DIRR PRESENTATION DOWNLOADS:
Mike Dirr prepared the following 5 information-packed handouts to accompany his presentations at Plant-O-Rama. Download and/or print those of interest. In the interest of conserving paper not all of these handouts were photocopied and distributed at Plant-O-Rama.
In Praise of Noble Trees
Flowering and Evergreen Shrubs: An Alphabet Soup
Hydrangeas: Breeding, Selection, and Marketing
Crapemyrtle: Advances in Crapemyrtle Breeding
Viburnums for American Gardens
Guarantee your participation! Reserve Plant‐O‐Rama exhibit space NOW.
January 17th, 2012
space is first‐come, RESERVE EARLY!
Bob Hyland, Show Manager
tel: (518) 929‐0699
Jeanne Rostaing, Coordinator
tel: (347) 633-3508
PLANT-O-RAMA EXHIBITORS - 2012 COMMERCIAL
Alive Structures; Brooklyn, NY
Anthropek Gardens; Croton on Hudson, NY
Atlantic Nurseries; Dix Hills, NY
Barton Nursery; Edison, NJ
Beds & Borders; Laurel, NY
Big Apple Edibles; Bronx, NY
Bissett Nursery Corp; Holtsville, NY
Campania International, Pennsburg, PA
Capital Garden Products; Oldwick, NJ
Cedar Hill Nursery; Mahwah, NJ
Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs; Bridgeport, CT
Country Gardens Nursery; Eastport, NY
Curb Allure; New York, NY
Donato Designs; Accord, NY
Dragonetti Brothers Landscaping, Nursery & Florist; Brooklyn, NY
Eco Earth Design; Midland Park, NJ
Fazio Traina Irrigation; Howard Beach, NY
The Garden Dept., Dix Hills, NY
Glover Perennials; Cutchogue, NY
Half Hollow Nursery; Dix Hills, NY
Henry Leuthardt Nurseries; East Moriches, NY
Hicks Nurseries Commercial Sales; Westbury, NY
Hudson Valley Seed Library; Accord, NY
Jerry Fritz's Linden Hill Gardens; Ottsville, PA
Kawasaki Greenhouses; East Moriches, NY
Kings County Nurseries; Brooklyn, NY
Landcraft Environments; Mattituck, NY
Lifesource Irrigation; New York, NY
Long Island Compost Corp; Westbury, NY
Monrovia Growers; Madison, NJ
North Creek Nurseries; Landenberg, PA
Otto Keil Florists/Emmas Garden Growers; Huntington, NY
Pennoyer Newman; New York, NY
The Plantage; Cutchogue, NY
Plant Connection; Riverhead, NY
Planter Resource; Middle Island, NY
Pleasant Run Nursery; Allentown, NJ
Prides Corner Farms; Lebanon, CT
Rarefind Nursery; Jackson, NJ
Scherer and Sons Water Gardens; Northport, NY
Seibert & Rice; Short Hills, NJ
The Care of Trees; Mt. Vernon, NY
Tri-State Flexi-Pave; Armonk, NY
Magda Salvesen, Exploring Gardens and Green Spaces from Connecticut to the Delaware Valley
Michael A. Dirr, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs
APLD - Association of Professional Landscape Designers
The Battery Conservancy
GreenBridge, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
GreenBridge/Million Trees NYC
Heritage Rose Foundation
The Horticultural Society of NY
Indoor Gardening Society of NY
Madison Square Park Conservancy
MAHTN - Mid-Atlantic Horticultural Therapy Network
The New York Botanical Garden
New York Restoration Project
NARGS - Manhattan Chapter of North American Rock Garden Society
Randall's Island Park
Trees New York
USDA Asian Longhorned Beetle Program
Town and Gardens, LTD., lead sponsor
Atlantic Nurseries, Inc.
Carl Schurz Park Tree Committee
Frank Bulfamante & Sons, Inc. Landscaping
The Horticultural Society of New York
Landcraft Environments, LTD.
Lifesource Irrigation, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Rosedale Nurseries, Inc.
PLANT-O-RAMA NEEDS YOU
Join your friends and colleagues in making this the smoothest, most enjoyable Plant-O-Rama ever. Sign up now to volunteer. Here’s what we need:
- Monday, January 30th, 9-10am to 3pm:
Just a few more folks for setting up the Palm House exhibitor area. This job could involve moving furniture.
- Tuesday, January 31st various hourly shifts throughout the day starting at 8am to 2pm:
A lot of people to help with ticket and membership sales in the BBG Visitors Center.
- Tuesday, January 31st, 4pm-5:30pm:
Volunteers to dismantle the Palm House exhibitor area and help with general clean-up. Furniture moving may be required.
Please email Sabine Stezenbach with your availability and contact info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date & Time
January 31st, 2012