Arboretum Events

Farm to Table Event

Two garden experts, lunch and the NEW gardening book!

February 10, 2020
SCC Downtown Campus

Please join us as we welcome gardening experts Peggy Cornett and Aaron Bertelsen.


Plant Curator for Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson

Peggy has worked at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello for over thirty-five years. In 2016 she received the Garden Club of America’s Zone VII Horticultural Commendation for her horticultural expertise, generosity in sharing knowledge, and dedication to preserving Thomas Jefferson’s botanical legacy.


Horticulturalist for Great Dixter Gardens in England

Aaron manages the vegetable garden at Dixter, and will discuss his second book, “Grow Fruit and Vegetables in Pots”. The book champions growing produce from pots, a developing trend in small and home gardening.


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Monday February 10, 2020
11am-12pm - Peggy Cornett
12-12:30pm - Boxed Lunch
12:30-2:00pm - Aaron Bertelsen

Single Ticket: $80 | Couple Ticket: $120 (1 book) (Presentation includes two garden lectures, a boxed lunch (per ticket), and 1 copy of Aaron’s new book!) Click button below to purchase tickets.  More information: Call (864) 592-4624.

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