DR. MICHAEL DIRR: IN PRAISE OF NOBLE TREES


In the horticultural world, Dr. Michael Dirr needs no introduction. Author of botanical bibles including The Manual of Woody Plants and Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, Dr. Dirr has an infectious enthusiasm for the growing world and has helped shape the development of arboriculture in America.

Dirr describes the Noble Tree as “immense in stature, spanning generations, architecturally elegant, inspiring and spiritual.” Come learn about some of the newest introductions on the market and get inspired to plant for the future!

Newport Arboretum Week keynote lecture followed by book signing and reception at The Colony House

Event  Doors open at 5:30, Lecture begins at 6:00

Tickets: $30.00,  Student ticketing $15 at the door only

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