Marion Drummond Lecture Series 2024

What:A lecture series honoring Marion Drummond (former Director of MBG) and Celebrating the 50th Anniversary year of Mobile Botanical Gardens
When: Presentations as noted below
$35 per event (MBG Members receive discount). Season Tickets cost $150 for the series include preferred seating and invitation to Coffee & Pastries with the Presenter.

Mary Palmer Dargan
, Landscape Architect
Couture Garden Design – May Your Landscape Fit Your Lifestyle Like A Glove
Saturday, February 17, 2024
9:00am – 2:00pm
Shape your landscape to fit your lifestyle like a tailor creates a custom design for your wardrobe. The day includes seminar, lunch, and a fun after-lunch interactive adventure in design!
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Kathryn Aalto, New York Times Bestselling Author
The Natural World of Winnie-The-Pooh: A Walk Through The Forest That Inspired The 100-Acre Wood and Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World
Thursday, March 21, 2024
9:00am – 3:00pm
Morning and afternoon book presentations with lunch included. Kathryn is an American landscape designer, historian, writer, and lecturer living in Exeter, England.
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Carol Reese
, Horticulturist and nationally-known speaker Native Plants: Facts, Fabrications and Foibles
Saturday, May 4, 2024
9:00am – 3:00pm
Carol’s program celebrates the many native and non-native plants that provide great beauty, durability and excellent nutrition for our beloved wildlife. The day includes the morning seminar, lunch, and a an after-lunch interactive session: Why Did My Plant Die??
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Marianne Willburn
, opinion columnist for the American Horticultural Society’s The American Gardener
Keep Calm and Garden On: Gardening in the Midst of Climate Change
Saturday, June 22, 2024
9:00am – 2:00pm
How can we best adapt to what is, right now, and make our gardens more resilient throughout the seasons? The day includes seminar and lunch.
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