American Public Gardens Association
2020 Conference
Portland, Oregon June 22-26, 2020

The Living Landscape

Our gardens are defined by many diverse factors, which include history, art, architecture, exhibitions, garden design, plant selection, best horticultural practices, sustainable landscapes, food gardens, pollinator habitat and other ecosystem services, accessibility, and sustainable operations and facilities. What makes your gardens and landscapes come alive for visitors? What sets them apart? The garden, in all its essence, is the foundation of this track.

Targeted Communities:
Arts & Exhibitions
Design & Planning
Food & Agriculture
Historic Landscapes
Horticulture, Greenhouse, & Facilities
Native Plants
Plant Collections

Program Selection Committee Contacts:
Charles Hunter

Director of Horticulture
The Niagara Parks Commission
(905) 295-4396 ext. 3259;

James “Jamie” Burghardt
Director of Horticulture & Education
Waterfront Botanical Gardens
(912) 667-3560;

Andi Pettis
Director of Horticulture
The Trust for Governors Island
(646) 447-6805;