Botany Walk and Talk

13apr10:30 am1:00 pmBotany Walk and TalkSpring Blooms

Event Details

Join Doug Oster from Gardening with Doug, and Dr. Mark Miller, Education & Exhibits Director, for a walk through the gardens and woodlands of Pittsburgh Botanic Garden to view and learn about the wondrous plants found here! There will be copious amounts of witty banter and plant-nerdy conversations. This program will focus on plants that have beautiful spring blooms. The tour will be followed by a delicious lunch featuring fresh, seasonal produce.

Mark and Doug will also discuss tropical plants used as annuals you can add to your garden once all of the frost has passed.

$45  |  Nonmembers $55

About the Instructor

Doug Oster is a writer, radio and television host, and Emmy-winning producer. He currently hosts The Organic Gardener Radio Show every Sunday morning at 7am on KDKA Radio, and writes feature articles for Pittsburgh Earth Day’s Green Voice e-newsletter.

Dr. Mark Miller is the Education & Exhibits Director at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. He earned his Ph.D. in Environment & Natural Resources at The Ohio State University and has over 40 years experience working as a landscape designer, tree crop specialist, educator, and director at botanical institutions and associations around the country.

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(Thursday) 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, kindly give 48 hours notice to receive a refund, by calling the Garden at 412-444-4464. No refunds will be issued after that point. The Garden reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment, or in the event of severe weather.