Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Linnaeus Teaching Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Dan Heims

As a heat wave moved through Tulsa, Okla. this month, renowned horticulturist Dan Heims provided locals with refreshing insights into one of his favorite topics: Perennials.

Heims, a noted plant breeder, author and co-owner of Terra Nova Nurseries, lectured for a standing-room only crowd at the Linnaeus Teaching Garden 5th anniversary celebration in Tulsa June 4. After having hunted the globe for new perennials and plant species as well as co-owning one of the world’s top breeding labs, Heims gave the more than 350 attendees a humorous and informative look at the “World’s Greatest Perennials.” According to staff, it was the highest attended lecture the garden has ever hosted. Click the slideshow to view some of the event highlights. And, if you are interested in having Heims speak at your event or be a guest expert on your television or radio show, shoot us an email or post your comments here.

1 comment:

  1. Besty Bellmonte, Garden WriterJune 28, 2011 at 1:29 PM

    Dan, way to go!

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