“ISU Expert Talks” on February 13, 2021
Online meeting with Noel Kingsbury and Geir Moen
The International Perennial Union ISU invites you to an online expert talk on Saturday 13 February 2021. Garden designer and author Noel Kingsbury will speak about “Long-term performance of plants and the need to focus on getting a better understanding of growth forms”. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Sheffield for his research in this area and is known for his near-natural designs. During his lecture, the Norwegian alpine flora expert Geir Moen undertakes a virtual journey through the Romanian mountains with the participants: “Mountain flora of Romania - Habitat of alpine plants in Romanian Carpathians”.
The President of the ISU Viewing Committee, Jonas Bengtsson, Sweden, will present the five new herbaceous perennials awarded by the ISU in 2020. The ISU President Aad Vollebregt from the Netherlands will summarize the latest from the International Perennial Union and the perennial gardening industry.
The Expert Talks will be moderated by the Swedish ISU board member Gerben Tjeerdsma. The event will be held in English throughout, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
The participation fee is € 29.00 including VAT. The registration deadline is February 6th. If you have any questions or further information, please contact the ISU office at firstname.lastname@example.org.