Annapolis Horticulture Society

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Tony Dove - Dec. 6, 2017

On Wednesday, December 6, please welcome Tony Dove who will speak about "Plants for Winter Interest". Tony Dove's career spans more than a half century of public garden management and horticulture, ranging from director to designer to hands-on supervisor. His experience includes designing and developing the gardens at Historic London Town and Gardens, in Maryland, where he is currently serving on the board. Mr. Dove helped develop the Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. He has served as Horticulturist and Acting Director of the Tryon Historic Site in North Carolina; Director of the Clark Botanic Garden in New York, and is currently, at the Smithsonian Institution (SERC) in Edgewater. He served on the Board of Trustees for Bayard Cutting Arboretum, in New York. Mr. Dove is the recipient of national and international awards and recognition. And he is a popular lecturer, educator and an author whose articles appear in professional journals. He is a frequent public speaker and has written many articles for the American Horticultural Society and Smithsonian Associates Magazine. He co-authored Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States, The Guide To Creating A Sustainable Landscape with Ginger Woolridge. The book will be available in February 2018. Tony will hand out reminder cards about the new book release at the meeting.

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