8am: Registration opens – snacks, drinks and bookstore

9am: Welcome and Keynote: Andrea DeLong-Amaya

10am: break

10:30am: Session 1 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Plant It and They Will Come: Habitat Gardening by Susan Tweit
  • Knows the Natives: Historic Uses of Colorado Native Plants by Jim Tolstrup

11:30am: Session 2 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Adding Native Plants to Your Existing Landscape by Ronda Koski
  • Knows the Natives: Penstemons for Colorado Gardens by Mike Kintgen

12:20pm: Lunch: Please visit vendors!

1:15pm: Session 3 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Plant This, Not That: Colorado Native Plant Alternatives to Common Garden Plants by Deryn Davidson
  • Knows the Natives: Native Grasses by Nick Daniel

2:15pm: Session 4 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Natives for Year Round Interest by Irene Shonle
  • Knows the Natives: Colorado Native Plants on Green Roofs? by Jennifer Bousselot

3:05pm: Break

3:25pm: Closing Keynote: The Nature of Colorado’s Native Plant Industry: Unveiling the Mysteries Behind Supply, Demand and Selection by Pat Hayward

4:15: Closing remarks and DOOR PRIZES!