Horticulture in the Heartland Program

Bickelhaupt Arboretum bench

Horticulture in the Heartland


March 7, 8 a .m. – 2:30 p.m.


Bickelhaupt Arboretum
340 South 14th St., Clinton

Presented by Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum, Clinton Trees Forever and Clinton County Master Gardeners.

Keynote Speaker


Kelly D. Norris is an award-winning author and plantsman from Iowa and director of horticulture and education at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. He will be speaking on New Perennials for Modern Gardens.

Master Gardener Workshops and Garden Shop


In addition to the keynote, participants have the opportunity to choose four different one-hour workshops to attend during the day.

New this year are two hands-on workshops led by Clinton County Master Gardeners. Also, the returning Garden Shop features goods for sale: wren houses, decorative gourd bird houses, mason bee houses, Leopold benches and more.