Jun 7, 2022
Registration Opens for Perennial Plant Association National Symposium

The Perennial Plant Association is gearing up to head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for the 2022 National Symposium, and from now until June 24, attendees can receive an early bird registration discount.

The National Symposium will be hosted at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square from August 1 to 5, 2022, with tours exploring the surrounding areas. Participants will have the opportunity to attend education, tours, socials, dinners and a trade show and can choose to participate in the weeklong experience (Monday through Friday), or a three-day Core Symposium (Tuesday through Thursday).

On Monday of the National Symposium, attendees can choose from two different bus tours that offer opportunities to visit greenhouses, garden centers, private gardens and a state-of-the-art unique production facility for the entertainment industry. On Wednesday, attendees will have an exciting chance to focus on one of three opportunities to either visit retail and garden centers, nurseries and growing facilities, or beautiful gardens and landscapes unique to the region. Friday will wrap up the Symposium with additional tour options that extend into Maryland or offer the opportunity to discover “hidden gems” nearby in Lancaster.

Several evenings of the National Symposium week conclude with social events. Join for a Welcome Reception on the garden rooftop of Tellus360 and a Trade Show Social with door prizes and entertainment. Evening tour stops will allow attendees to stroll through the grounds while enjoying dinner and bar stations, hosted by supporting venues.

At Longwood Gardens, not only will attendees explore the magnificent gardens awash in brilliantly blooming perennials, they’ll also get to partake in the opportunity to see the one-of-a-kind art of Light: Installations by Bruce Munro. At Chanticleer, a pleasure garden, attendees will visit what has been called the most romantic, imaginative and exciting public garden in America. And at North Creek Nursery, attendees will be guided through a tour of this wholesale propagation nursery and offered some unique surprises along the way.

The full schedule can be found on the PPA National Symposium website. 


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